Okagaki, Fukuoka

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Okagaki
岡垣町
Town
Flag of Okagaki
Flag
Location of Okagaki in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Okagaki in Fukuoka Prefecture
Okagaki is located in Japan
Okagaki
Okagaki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°51′N 130°37′E / 33.850°N 130.617°E / 33.850; 130.617Coordinates: 33°51′N 130°37′E / 33.850°N 130.617°E / 33.850; 130.617
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Onga
Area
 • Total 48.51 km2 (18.73 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2017)
 • Total 32,109
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.okagaki.fukuoka.jp

Okagaki (岡垣町, Okagaki-machi) is a town located in Onga District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 30 April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 32,109 and a density of 660 persons per km².[1] The total area is 48.51 km².

The town is known within the region for its production of the loquat fruit. Its town mascots are two loquat characters named Biwarin and Biwasuke.

Notable sights in the town include Budo No Ki, a venue featuring several restaurants and popular for weddings, as well as the Ashiya cycling road on Hatsu beach. A popular, well-established sushi restaurant called Sushi Yatai operates from a refurbished train car located along the main beach area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population of Okagaki Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Okagaki Town. Retrieved 22 May 2017. 

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