Sasaguri, Fukuoka

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Sasaguri

篠栗町
Town
Flag of Sasaguri
Flag
Official seal of Sasaguri
Chapter
Location of Sasaguri in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Sasaguri in Fukuoka Prefecture
Sasaguri is located in Japan
Sasaguri
Sasaguri
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°37′N 130°32′E / 33.617°N 130.533°E / 33.617; 130.533Coordinates: 33°37′N 130°32′E / 33.617°N 130.533°E / 33.617; 130.533
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureFukuoka Prefecture
DistrictKasuya
Area
 • Total38.90 km2 (15.02 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total31,213
 • Density800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeCryptomeria
 • FlowerOrchidaceae
 • BirdOriental turtle dove
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.sasaguri.fukuoka.jp

Sasaguri (篠栗町, Sasaguri-machi) is a town in Kasuya District, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 31,213 and a population density of 800 persons per km². The total area is 38.90 km².

The town has three railway stations, Sasaguri, Chikuzen-Yamate, and Kido-Nanzōin-mae, all operated by JR Kyushu on the Sasaguri Line linking it to Hakata Station in Fukuoka.

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