Hiji, Ōita

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Hiji

日出町
Town
Flag of Hiji
Flag
Official seal of Hiji
Emblem
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
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureŌita Prefecture
DistrictHayami
Area
 • Total73.32 km2 (28.31 sq mi)
Population
(March 31, 2017)
 • Total28,524
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.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]

Geography[edit]

Hiji is located within the eastern part of Ōita Prefecture and borders with the Beppu Bay.

Neigbouring municipalities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highways[edit]

Places of interests[edit]

The town has a trappist monastery and 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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