Kokonoe, Ōita

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Flag of Kokonoe
Official seal of Kokonoe
Location of Kokonoe in Ōita Prefecture
Location of Kokonoe in Ōita Prefecture
Kokonoe is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°14′N 131°11′E / 33.233°N 131.183°E / 33.233; 131.183Coordinates: 33°14′N 131°11′E / 33.233°N 131.183°E / 33.233; 131.183
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Ōita Prefecture
District Kusu
 • Total 271.37 km2 (104.78 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 9,804
 • Density 36/km2 (94/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.kokonoe.oita.jp

Kokonoe (九重町 Kokonoe-machi?) is a small town located in Kusu District, Ōita Prefecture, Japan. It promotes its nine onsen, which are occasionally closed due to flooding; it is also the summer headquarters of Labo Camp Kujū, part of the LABO language program.

Kokonoe consists mainly of farms, hot springs, and countryside tourist attractions.

As of March 2017, the town has an estimated population of 9,804 and the density of 36 persons per km².[1] The total area is 271.37 km².

Naruhodo Hot Spring in Kokonoe, not one of the promoted nine
The Kokonoe Yume (Dream) Suspension Bridge


  1. ^ "Official website of Kokonoe city" (in Japanese). Japan: Kokonoe City. Retrieved 22 April 2017. 

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