Location of Buzen in Fukuoka Prefecture
|• Mayor||Motohide Goto|
|• Total||111.17 km2 (42.92 sq mi)|
|Population (November 1, 2014)|
|• Density||230/km2 (610/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Yamamomo (mountain peach)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||955 Yoshiki, Buzen, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan
As of November 1, 2014, the city has an estimated population of 26,100 and a population density of 235 persons per km². The total area is 111.17 km². The yamamomo (literally, "mountain peach") is the city's tree, and the rhododendron is the city's flower.
Buzen is located in the southeast corner of Fukuoka Prefecture, Kyushu. To the south of Buzen is Ōita Prefecture and to the northeast is the Suohnada Sea. The town is mostly rural and extends nearly 100 km² inland towards more mountainous terrain.
Notable local landmarks include Mt. Kubote (求菩提山? Kubote-san) and Unoshima Port (宇島港? Unoshima-Kou). The local railway station is Unoshima Station (宇島駅? Unoshima-eki) and it connects to the Nippō Main Line operated by Kyūshū Railway Company.
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