Motegi Town Office
Location of Motegi in Tochigi Prefecture
|• Total||172.69 km2 (66.68 sq mi)|
|Population (May 2015)|
|• Density||78.2/km2 (203/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Zelkova serrata|
|- Bird||Japanese bush warbler|
|Address||Ōaza Motegi 155, Motegi-machi, Haga -gun, Tochigi-ken 321-3598|
Motegi (茂木町 Motegi-machi?) is a town located in Haga District, Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 13,501 and a population density of 78.2 persons per km². Its total area was 172.69 km².
Motegi is located on the far eastern border of Tochigi Prefecture.
- Tochigi Prefecture
- Ibaraki Prefecture
The town of Moteki, and the villages of Sakagawa, Nakagawa and Sudo were created within Haga District on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. The three villages were annexed by Moteki on August 1, 1954.
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Motegi is also the site of "Twin Ring Motegi", a complex built by Honda which hosts all types of car and go-cart racing, the Honda Collection Hall transport museum, a resort-style hotel, and the "Hello Woods" camping and nature area.
The Nissan Proving Grounds for testing off-road vehicles are also located in Motegi.
Media related to Motegi, Tochigi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)