Satsuma, Kagoshima

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Satsuma

さつま町
Town
Clockwise from top: View of Central Satsuma Town from Tsuruta area, Tsuruta Dam, Miyanojyo Railroad Museum, Shibi Public Spa
Clockwise from top: View of Central Satsuma Town from Tsuruta area, Tsuruta Dam, Miyanojyo Railroad Museum, Shibi Public Spa
Flag of Satsuma
Flag
Official seal of Satsuma
Chapter
Location of Satsuma in Kagoshima Prefecture
Location of Satsuma in Kagoshima Prefecture
Satsuma is located in Japan
Satsuma
Satsuma
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°54′N 130°27′E / 31.900°N 130.450°E / 31.900; 130.450Coordinates: 31°54′N 130°27′E / 31.900°N 130.450°E / 31.900; 130.450
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureKagoshima Prefecture
DistrictSatsuma
Area
 • Total303.43 km2 (117.15 sq mi)
Population
 (August 2011)
 • Total23,842
 • Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.satsuma-net.jp/index.cfm

Satsuma (さつま町, Satsuma-chō) is a town in Satsuma District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

The town was formed March 22, 2005 from the merger of the towns of Miyanojō, Tsuruda, and a former town with the English name of Satsuma (薩摩町), all from Satsuma District.

As of August 2011, the town has an estimated population of 23,842. The total area is 303.43 km².

Satsuma Town Office

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