Hirakawa city hall
Location of Hirakawa in Aomori Prefecture
|• Total||346.01 km2 (133.60 sq mi)|
|Population (September 2015)|
|• Density||92.8/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Japanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii)|
|- Flower||Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)|
|- Bird||Oriental turtle dove (Streptopelia orientalis)|
|Address||25-6 Kashiwagichō Fujiwara, Hirakawa-shi, Aomori-ken 036-0104|
Hirakawa is located in the mountains and hills to be northwest of Lake Towada. The city has a cold maritime climate characterized by cool summers and cold winters with very heavy snowfall.
- Aomori Prefecture
- Akita Prefecture
The economy of Hirakawa is primarily agricultural, with rice and apples as the predominant crops. The city government is encouraging the development of highland vegetables and a local brand of beef. 
Hirakawa has nine elementary schools, four middle schools and two high schools.
- East Japan Railway Company -Ōu Main Line
- Kōnan Railway Company -Kōnan Railway Kōnan Line
- "HIrakawa Introduction". Hirakawa City Government. Retrieved 22 December 2015.
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- Official website (Japanese)