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Location of Uki in Kumamoto Prefecture
|• Mayor||Tetsuo Shinozaki (since February 2009)|
|• Total||188.56 km2 (72.80 sq mi)|
|Population (April 30, 2011)|
|• Density||330/km2 (860/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Cherry blossom|
|• Bird||Cettia diphone|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||85 Matsuhashi Ono, Uki-shi, Kumamoto-ken
The modern city of Uki was established on January 15, 2005, as a result of the merger between the towns of Misumi and Shiranuhi (both from Uto District), and the towns of Matsubase, Ogawa and Toyono (all from Shimomashiki District).
- Shiranui - Atmospheric optical phenomenon.
- Tofukuji - Takezaki Suenaga's (A samurai of Kamakura period) family temple.He was owner of Moko Shurai Ekotoba.
Notable people from Uki
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- Karina Maki, handball player
- Seiichiro Maki, football player
- Yuki Maki, football player
- Kiichi Matsuda, educator of agriculture
- Tetsuya Noda, contemporary artist
- Haruki Uemura, former judo wrestler
- Official website (Japanese)
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