Ukiha, Fukuoka

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Ukiha

うきは市
Flag of Ukiha
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Location of Ukiha in Fukuoka Prefecture
Location of Ukiha in Fukuoka Prefecture
Ukiha is located in Japan
Ukiha
Ukiha
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°21′N 130°45′E / 33.350°N 130.750°E / 33.350; 130.750Coordinates: 33°21′N 130°45′E / 33.350°N 130.750°E / 33.350; 130.750
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureFukuoka Prefecture
Area
 • Total117.55 km2 (45.39 sq mi)
Population
 (April 30, 2017)
 • Total30,431
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeDiospyros kaki[1]
 • FlowerLycoris radiata[1]
 • BirdCommon kingfisher[1]
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.city.ukiha.fukuoka.jp

Ukiha (うきは市, Ukiha-shi) is a city located in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Ukiha was established on March 20, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Ukiha (浮羽町, Ukiha-machi) absorbing the town of Yoshii (both from Ukiha District).

As of April 30, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 30,431,[2] and a population density of 260 persons per km². The total area is 117.55 km².

Transportation[edit]

Train

Chikugo Yoshii, Ukiha, and Chikugo Ōishi stations are served by JR Kyūdai Main Line.

Notable people[edit]

Related people
  • Ellison Onizuka - His grandfather and mother were born in this city, and he visited there in 1983. There is "Ellison Onizuka Bridge" commemorate him.

Sister city[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "概要・地勢・シンボル". Ukiha city. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Official website of Ukiha City" (in Japanese). Japan: Ukiha City. Retrieved May 19, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "福岡県うきは市と友好都市提携を締結しました" (PDF). Esashi town. Retrieved February 23, 2015.

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