Chikushino, Fukuoka

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Chikushino
筑紫野市
City
Panoramic view of downtown Futsukaichi
Panoramic view of downtown Futsukaichi
Flag of Chikushino
Flag
Official seal of Chikushino
Symbol
Location of Chikushino in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Chikushino in Fukuoka Prefecture
Chikushino is located in Japan
Chikushino
Chikushino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°30′N 130°31′E / 33.500°N 130.517°E / 33.500; 130.517Coordinates: 33°30′N 130°31′E / 33.500°N 130.517°E / 33.500; 130.517
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shirō Hirabaru
Area
 • Total 87.78 km2 (33.89 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 103,076
 • Density 1,174.92/km2 (3,043.0/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Camellia
 • Flower Scarlet Sage
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Nishi Itchōme 1-1, Hatsukaichi, Chikushino-shi, Fukuoka-ken
818-8686
Website www.city.chikushino.fukuoka.jp
A view of Chikushino City office

Chikushino (筑紫野市?, Chikushino-shi) is a city in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Bordering Dazaifu, Onojo, Nakagawa, Saga Prefecture, Ogori, Yasu, and Chikuho, Fukuoka, Chikushino is essentially a southern suburb of Fukuoka City. It was founded on April 1, 1972.

As of September 30, 2016, the city had an estimated population of 103,076 and a population density of 1,174.92 persons per km². The total area is 87.73 km².

The Tenjin Ōmuta Line runs through Chikushino at Nishitetsu Futsukaichi Station, Murasaki Station (opened 2010), Asakuragaidō Station, Sakuradai Station and Chikushi. It has three stations on the Kagoshima Main Line, and the southern terminus of the Chikuho Main Line is at Haruda Station.

Education[edit]

Junior high schools[edit]

  • Chikushino
  • Chikuzan
  • South Chikushino
  • Futukaichi
  • Tenpai

High schools[edit]

  • Chikushi
  • Musashidai
  • Kyūshū Sangyō
  • Jōyō

Sightseeing[edit]

  • Futsukaichi Onsen
  • Mt. Houman and Tenpaizan
  • Tatsuiwa campsite

Commerce[edit]

  • Youme town
  • Beressa
  • Aeon mall

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