Yaese, Okinawa

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Yaese
八重瀬町
Town
Yaese Town Office
Yaese Town Office
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
Yaese is located in Japan
Yaese
Yaese
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 26°7′18″N 127°45′33″E / 26.12167°N 127.75917°E / 26.12167; 127.75917Coordinates: 26°7′18″N 127°45′33″E / 26.12167°N 127.75917°E / 26.12167; 127.75917
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
District Shimajiri
Area
 • Total 26.90 km2 (10.39 sq mi)
Population (February 29, 2008)
 • Total 26,758
 • Density 994.72/km2 (2,576.3/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ebony
- Flower Marigold
- Flowering tree Taiwan cherry
- Fish Flying fish
Address 659 Gushikami, Yaese-chō, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa-ken
901-0592
Phone number 098-998-2200
Website Town of Yaese

Yaese (八重瀬町 Yaese-chō?) is a town located in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Yaese was formed on January 1, 2006 by a merger between the town of Kochinda and the village of Gushikami. [1]

As of February 2008, Yaese has a population of 26,758; [2] with a population density of 994.72 persons per km². The total area of the town of Yaese is 26.90 square kilometres (10.39 sq mi).

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