Location of Kikuyō in Kumamoto Prefecture
|• Total||37.57 km2 (14.51 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2016)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Kikuyō borders the city of Kumamoto on the north-east side and is centered on Highway 57 and the Aso-bound train line. The town is growing, due to the presence of a Tokyo Electric plant and the current construction of a new Fujifilm plant on highway 57.
Kikuyō is known for its Kikuyō Ninjin carrots.
Kikuyō has two junior high schools, six elementary schools, and eight public preschools. Most senior high school students attend public schools in the cities of Kumamoto or Ōzu.
Notable people from Kikuyō
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