Tōin, Mie

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Tōin
東員町
Town
Tōin Town Office
Tōin Town Office
Flag of Tōin
Flag
Official seal of Tōin
Seal
Location of Tōin in Mie Prefecture
Location of Tōin in Mie Prefecture
Tōin is located in Japan
Tōin
Tōin
 
Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°36′E / 35.067°N 136.600°E / 35.067; 136.600Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°36′E / 35.067°N 136.600°E / 35.067; 136.600
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Inabe
Area
 • Total 22.66 km2 (8.75 sq mi)
Population (November 2012)
 • Total 25,552
 • Density 1,130/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Prunus mume
- Flower Paeonia lactiflora
- Bird Eurasian Skylark
Phone number 0594-86-2800 
Address 1600 Yamada, Tōin-chō, Inabe-gun, Mie-ken 511-0295
Website www.town.toin.lg.jp

Tōin (東員町 Tōin-chō?) is a town located in Inabe District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2012, the town had an estimated population of 25,552 and a population density of 1130 persons per km². The total area was 22.66 km².

Geography[edit]

Tōin is located near the far northeastern tip of the Kii Peninsula.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The village of Tōin was established on November 3, 1954 by the merger of the villages of Daicho, Kanda, and Inabe. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1967.

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External links[edit]

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