Naie, Hokkaido

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Naie
奈井江町
Town
Naie town hall
Naie town hall
Flag of Naie
Flag
Location of Naie in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Location of Naie in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Naie is located in Japan
Naie
Naie
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°26′N 141°53′E / 43.433°N 141.883°E / 43.433; 141.883Coordinates: 43°26′N 141°53′E / 43.433°N 141.883°E / 43.433; 141.883
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
District Sorachi
Area
 • Total 88.05 km2 (34.00 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 5,664
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.naie.hokkaido.jp

Naie (奈井江町 Naie-chō?) is a town located in Sorachi District, Sorachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 5,664. The total area is 88.05 km².

Naie is linked with the Douou Expressway or the Dōō Expressway (Hokkaidō Expressway) with its interchange.

In the past the town flourished as a centre of the coal industry, but its population has since declined sharply.

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