Echizen, Fukui (town)

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Echizen
越前町
Town
Flag of Echizen
Flag
Official seal of Echizen
Chapter
Location of Echizen in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Echizen in Fukui Prefecture
Echizen is located in Japan
Echizen
Echizen
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°58′N 136°8′E / 35.967°N 136.133°E / 35.967; 136.133Coordinates: 35°58′N 136°8′E / 35.967°N 136.133°E / 35.967; 136.133
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Hokuriku region
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
District Nyū
Area
 • Total 152.90 km2 (59.04 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 22,209
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.echizen.fukui.jp

Echizen (越前町?, Echizen-chō) is a town located in Nyū District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.

On February 1, 2005 the towns of Asahi and Ota, and the village of Miyazaki, all from Nyū District, were merged into Echizen.

As of May 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 22,209 and a density of 150 persons per km².[1] The total area is 152.90 km².

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Echizen Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Echizen Town. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 

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