Yame Tea Plantation
Location of Yame in Fukuoka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Tsuneyuki Mitamura (since November 2008)|
|• Total||482.53 km2 (186.31 sq mi)|
|Population (April 1, 2011)|
|• Density||140/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Tea, Cinnamonum camphora|
|- Flower||Chrysanthemum, Wisteria, Hymenanthes|
|Address||Honmachi 647, Yame, Fukuoka (福岡県八女市本町647)
As of 2003, the city had an estimated population of 39,372 and a population density of 1,000.81 persons per km². The total area was 39.34 km².
After the merger, as of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 69,907, with 23,885 households and a population density of 144.88 persons per km². The total area is 482.53km², which is second largest area within Fukuoka Prefecture.
Yame tea (八女茶) is one of the largest Japanese tea producers.
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