Hiji, Ōita

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Hiji
日出町
Town
Flag of Hiji
Flag
Official seal of Hiji
Symbol
Location of Hiji in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Hiji in Ōita Prefecture
Hiji is located in Japan
Hiji
Hiji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°22′N 131°32′E / 33.367°N 131.533°E / 33.367; 131.533Coordinates: 33°22′N 131°32′E / 33.367°N 131.533°E / 33.367; 131.533
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
District Hayami
Area
 • Total 73.32 km2 (28.31 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 28,524
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.hiji.lg.jp

Hiji (日出町?, Hiji-machi) is a town located in Hayami District, Ōita Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 2017, the town has an estimated population of 28,524 and the density of 390 persons per km². The total area is 73.32 km².[1]

The town has a trappist monastery.

It is also the home of Sanrio's Harmonyland theme park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Hiji town" (in Japanese). Japan: Hiji town. Retrieved 22 April 2017. 

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