Hikawa, Kumamoto

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Hikawa
氷川町
Town
Hikawa town hall
Hikawa town hall
Flag of Hikawa
Flag
Official seal of Hikawa
Chapter
Location of Hikawa in Kumamoto Prefecture
Location of Hikawa in Kumamoto Prefecture
Hikawa is located in Japan
Hikawa
Hikawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°34′N 130°40′E / 32.567°N 130.667°E / 32.567; 130.667Coordinates: 32°34′N 130°40′E / 32.567°N 130.667°E / 32.567; 130.667
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
District Yatsushiro
Area
 • Total 33.29 km2 (12.85 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 12,250
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
Website www.hikawacyou.hinokuni-net.jp

Hikawa (氷川町, Hikawa-chō) is a town located in Yatsushiro District, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

The town was formed on October 1, 2005 from the merger of the towns of Miyahara and Ryūhoku.

As of March 2017, the town has an estimated population of 12,250[1] and a density of 370 persons per km². The total area is 33.29 km².

Famous people from Hikawa[edit]

References[edit]

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

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