Taga, Shiga

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Taga
多賀町
Town
Location of Taga in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Taga in Shiga Prefecture
Taga is located in Japan
Taga
Taga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°13′N 136°18′E / 35.217°N 136.300°E / 35.217; 136.300Coordinates: 35°13′N 136°18′E / 35.217°N 136.300°E / 35.217; 136.300
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
District Inukami
Government
 • Mayor Hisayoshi Kubo
Area
 • Total 135.93 km2 (52.48 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 8,322
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cryptomeria
- Flower Lilium japonicum
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address 342, Taga, Taga-chō, Inukami-gun, Shiga-ken
522-0341
Phone number 0749-48-8111
Website Town of Taga

Taga (多賀町 Taga-chō?) is a town located in Inukami District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. It has developed as a shrine town of Taga-taisha, one of the most famous shrines in Shiga.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 8,322 and a density of 61.22 persons per km². The total area is 135.93 km².

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