Location of Taki in Mie Prefecture
|• - Mayor||Yukio Kubo|
|• Total||103.06 km2 (39.79 sq mi)|
|Population (August 2015)|
|• Density||144/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Cinnamomum camphora|
|• Flower||Lilium japonicum|
|• Bird||Japanese white-eye|
|Address||1600 Ōka, Taki-chō, Taki-gun, Mie-ken 519-2181|
Taki (多気町 Taki-chō?) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of August 2015, the town had an estimated population of 14,846 and a population density of 144 persons per km2. The total area was 103.06 square kilometres (39.79 sq mi).
Taki is an inland municipality located in eastern Kii Peninsula in central Mie Prefecture.
- Ponds - Gokatsura Pond, Tochi-ga-ike Pond
- Rivers - Miya River, Kushida River, Sana River, Tokida River, Harai River
The village of Ōka (相可) was established on April 1, 1889 during the establishment of municipalities in the Meiji period. It was elevated to town status on June 20 1919, and changed its name to Taki after merging of the neighboring villages of Sana and Tsuda, both in Taki District, on March 30, 1955. The village of Nishi-Tokida was annexed on April 15, 1959. On January 1, 2006 the village was merged into Taki.
Take has five elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.
Sister city relations
Noted people from Taki
Media related to Taki, Mie at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)