Taiki, Hokkaido

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Taiki

大樹町
Town
Taiki Town hall
Taiki Town hall
Flag of Taiki
Flag
Official seal of Taiki
Emblem
Location of Taiki in Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
Location of Taiki in Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
Taiki is located in Japan
Taiki
Taiki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°30′N 143°17′E / 42.500°N 143.283°E / 42.500; 143.283Coordinates: 42°30′N 143°17′E / 42.500°N 143.283°E / 42.500; 143.283
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
DistrictHiroo
Area
 • Total816.38 km2 (315.21 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total5,742
 • Density7.0/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.taiki.hokkaido.jp

Taiki (大樹町, Taiki-chō) is a town located in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 5,742 and a density of 7 persons per km². The total area is 816.38 km².

The region hosts the rocket launch site for Interstellar Technologies, the Taiki Aerospace Research Field, which is a JAXA facility.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Global News (30 June 2018). "Rocket fails, explodes seconds after launch for Japanese startup". Global TV (Canada). The Canadian Press (CP).
  2. ^ Warwick, Graham (July 3, 2018). "Second Setback For Japanese Rocket Startup". Aviation Week. Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is investigating the failure of its Momo suborbital sounding rocket, which blew up immediately after liftoff on its second flight on June 30 at Taiki-cho on Hokkaido.

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