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
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
District Kasuya
Area
 • Total 38.90 km2 (15.02 sq mi)
Population (2016)
 • Total 31,213
 • Density 800/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Orchidaceae
 • Bird Oriental turtle dove
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.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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