Location of Morotsuka in Miyazaki Prefecture
|• Total||187.59 km2 (72.43 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2016)|
|• Density||9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
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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