Eiheiji, Fukui

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Eiheiji
永平寺町
Town
Flag of Eiheiji
Flag
Official seal of Eiheiji
Symbol
Location of Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Eiheiji in Fukui Prefecture
Eiheiji is located in Japan
Eiheiji
Eiheiji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°6′N 136°20′E / 36.100°N 136.333°E / 36.100; 136.333Coordinates: 36°6′N 136°20′E / 36.100°N 136.333°E / 36.100; 136.333
Country Japan
Region Chūbu region
Hokuriku region
Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
District Yoshida
Government
 • Mayor Fumio Matsumoto (since March 2006)
Area
 • Total 94.34 km2 (36.42 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 18,898
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Vernicia cordata
 • Flower Prunus mume
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Matsuda-kasuga 1-4, Eiheiji Town, Yoshida District, Fukui Prefecture (福井県吉田郡永平寺町松田春日1-4)
910-1192
Website www.town.eiheiji.lg.jp

Eiheiji (永平寺町, Eiheiji-chō) is a town located in Yoshida District, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. It is named after the Eihei-ji temple.

As of May 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 18,898.[1] The total area is 94.34 km².

On February 13, 2006 the town of Matsuoka and the village of Kamishihi, both from Yoshida District, were merged into the town of Eiheiji.

References[edit]

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

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