Location of Saiki in Ōita Prefecture
|• Mayor||Yasuyoshi Nishijima|
|• Total||903.44 km2 (348.82 sq mi)|
|Population (May 2008)|
|• Density||86.4/km2 (224/sq mi)|
|• Flower||Yamazakura (Prunus jamasakura)|
|• Bird||Japanese white-eye|
|• Fish||Sea: Aji
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||1-1, Nakamura Minamimachi, Saiki-shi, Ōita-ken
On March 3, 2005, Saiki absorbed the towns of Kamae, Kamiura, Tsurumi, Ume and Yayoi, and the villages Honjō, Naokawa and Yonōzu (all from Minamiamabe District) to create the new and expanded Saiki City.
As of 2008, the new city has an estimated population of 78,069 and a population density of 86.4 persons per km2. The total area is 903.44 km2, making it the largest city by area in Kyushu.
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