Naie, Hokkaido

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Naie

奈井江町
Town
Naie town hall
Naie town hall
Flag of Naie
Flag
Official seal of Naie
Emblem
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
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
DistrictSorachi
Area
 • Total88.05 km2 (34.00 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total5,664
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.naie.hokkaido.jp

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

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

Naie is linked with the Dōō 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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