Chikuzen, Fukuoka

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Chikuzen
筑前町
Town
Flag of Chikuzen
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Location of Chikuzen in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Chikuzen in Fukuoka Prefecture
Chikuzen is located in Japan
Chikuzen
Chikuzen
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°27′N 130°36′E / 33.450°N 130.600°E / 33.450; 130.600Coordinates: 33°27′N 130°36′E / 33.450°N 130.600°E / 33.450; 130.600
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Asakura
Area
 • Total 67.18 km2 (25.94 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 29,617
 • Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.chikuzen.fukuoka.jp

Chikuzen (筑前町, Chikuzen-machi) is a town located in Asakura District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 31, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 29,617 and a density of 437 persons per km².[1] The total area is 67.18 km².

The town was founded on March 22, 2005 by the merger of the towns of Miwa and Yasu, both from Asakura District.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Chikuzen Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Chikuzen Town. Retrieved 23 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Japan Geographic Data Center (JGDC), 筑前町(チクゼンマチ) Archived January 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.; retrieved 2013-3-8.

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