Taga, Shiga

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Taga
多賀町
Town
Taga-taisha
Taga-taisha
Flag of Taga
Flag
Official seal of Taga
Emblem
Location of Taga in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Taga in Shiga Prefecture
Taga is located in Japan
Taga
Taga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°13′N 136°18′E / 35.217°N 136.300°E / 35.217; 136.300Coordinates: 35°13′N 136°18′E / 35.217°N 136.300°E / 35.217; 136.300
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
District Inukami
Government
 • Mayor Hisayoshi Kubo
Area
 • Total 135.93 km2 (52.48 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 7,382
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Lilium japonicum
 • Bird Japanese bush-warbler
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
City hall address 342, Taga, Taga-chō, Inukami-gun, Shiga-ken
522-0341
Website www.town.taga.lg.jp

Taga (多賀町, Taga-chō) is a town located in Inukami District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. It has developed as a shrine town of Taga-taisha, one of the most famous shrines in Shiga.

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 7,382 and a density of 54 persons per km2. The total area is 135.93 km2.

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