Morotsuka, Miyazaki

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Morotsuka
諸塚村
Village
Flag of Morotsuka
Flag
Official seal of Morotsuka
Chapter
Location of Morotsuka in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Morotsuka in Miyazaki Prefecture
Morotsuka is located in Japan
Morotsuka
Morotsuka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°33′43″N 131°18′5″E / 32.56194°N 131.30139°E / 32.56194; 131.30139Coordinates: 32°33′43″N 131°18′5″E / 32.56194°N 131.30139°E / 32.56194; 131.30139
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Higashiusuki
Area
 • Total 187.59 km2 (72.43 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 1,713
 • Density 9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.vill.morotsuka.miyazaki.jp

Morotsuka (諸塚村, Morotsuka-son) is a village located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 2016, the village has an estimated population of 1,713 and the density of 9.1 persons per km². The total area is 187.59 km². Its industry is forestry and farming, and its local products include shiitake mushrooms, tea, and miso. Despite the small size of the village, it has a strong community and many popular festivals steeped in Japanese traditional culture.

To get to Morotsuka, travel northwest from Hyuga up route 327.

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