Bungotakada, Ōita

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Bungotakada
豊後高田市
City
Bungotakada city hall
Bungotakada city hall
Flag of Bungotakada
Flag
Official seal of Bungotakada
Symbol
Location of Bungotakada in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Bungotakada in Ōita Prefecture
Bungotakada is located in Japan
Bungotakada
Bungotakada
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°33′N 131°27′E / 33.550°N 131.450°E / 33.550; 131.450Coordinates: 33°33′N 131°27′E / 33.550°N 131.450°E / 33.550; 131.450
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsuji Shutō (since April 2009)
Area
 • Total 206.65 km2 (79.79 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 23,059
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Diospyros kaki
 • Flower Cosmos
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1650 Ōji-Aiai, Bungotakada-shi, Ōita-ken
878-8555
Website www.city.bungotakada.oita.jp

Bungotakada (豊後高田市?, Bungotakada-shi) is a city located in Ōita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan.

As of March 31, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 23,059, with 10,595 households and a population density of 110 persons per km².[1] The total area is 206.65 km².[citation needed]

On March 31, 2005, the towns of Kakaji and Matama (both from Nishikunisaki District) were merged into Bungotakada.

Agriculture[edit]

Bungotakada is known for negi (Welsh onions).

Points of interest[edit]

Historic sites include Fuki-ji, Maki Ōdō, and Kumano magaibutsu.

The Shōwa Style Town Visitor Attraction (Shōwa no Machi in Japanese) is also a famous sightseeing spot.[citation needed]

Fudō-Myoō Stature in Kumano Magaibutsu
Shōwa Style Town Visitor Attraction (Shōwa no Machi in Japanese) in Bungotakada.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Bungotakada city" (in Japanese). Japan: Bungotakada City. Retrieved 21 April 2017. 

External links[edit]