Ukiha, Fukuoka

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Ukiha
うきは市
City
Flag of Ukiha
Flag
Location of Ukiha in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Ukiha in Fukuoka Prefecture
Ukiha is located in Japan
Ukiha
Ukiha
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°21′N 130°45′E / 33.350°N 130.750°E / 33.350; 130.750Coordinates: 33°21′N 130°45′E / 33.350°N 130.750°E / 33.350; 130.750
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
Area
 • Total 117.55 km2 (45.39 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 33,177
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Diospyros kaki[1]
- Flower Lycoris radiata[1]
- Bird Common kingfisher[1]
Website City of Ukiha

Ukiha (うきは市 Ukiha-shi?) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Ukiha was established on March 20, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Ukiha (浮羽町 Ukiha-machi?) absorbing the town of Yoshii (both from Ukiha District).

As of 2003, the former town had an estimated population of 16,359 and a population density of 183.27 persons per km². The total area was 89.26 km².

As of April 1, 2005, the new city has an estimated population of 33,177 and a population density of 139 persons per km². The total area is 117.55 km².

Transportation[edit]

Train

Chikugo Yoshii, Ukiha, and Chikugo Ōishi stations are served by JR Kyūdai Main Line.

Notable people[edit]

Related people
  • Ellison Onizuka - His grandfather and mother were born in this city, and he visited there in 1983. There is "Ellison Onizuka Bridge" commemorate him.

Sister city[edit]

See also[edit]

Reference[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "概要・地勢・シンボル". Ukiha city. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  2. ^ a b "福岡県うきは市と友好都市提携を締結しました". Esashi town. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ukiha, Fukuoka at Wikimedia Commons