Yanai, Yamaguchi

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Yanai
柳井市
City
Location of Yanai in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Location of Yanai in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Yanai is located in Japan
Yanai
Yanai
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°58′N 132°07′E / 33.967°N 132.117°E / 33.967; 132.117Coordinates: 33°58′N 132°07′E / 33.967°N 132.117°E / 33.967; 132.117
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku (San'yō)
Prefecture Yamaguchi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kentaro Ihara
Area
 • Total 139.90 km2 (54.02 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2011)
 • Total 34,634
 • Density 248/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Willow and Osmanthus
- Flower Azalea and scarlet sage
Address 1-10-2, Minami-cho, Yanai-shi, Yamaguchi-ken
742-8714
Phone number 0820-22-2111
Website City of Yanai

Yanai (柳井市 Yanai-shi?) is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

The interchange and the expressway is located in the east. Yanai is bounded by Hikari.

As of March 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 34,634 and a population density of 248 persons per km². The total area is 139.90 km².

On February 21, 2005, the town of Ōbatake (from Kuga District) was merged into Yanai.

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