Location of Usa in Ōita Prefecture
|• Mayor||Shuji Korenaga|
|• Total||439.12 km2 (169.55 sq mi)|
(March 1, 2017)
|• Density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Quercus gilva|
|Address||1-1030 Ōaza-Ueda, Usa-shi, Ōita-ken|
|Website||City of Usa|
Usa is made up of three areas.
- Usa, the area surrounding the Usa Jingū (also known as the Usa Shrine)
- Yokkaichi, the area surrounding the Hongan-ji temple, and an administrative town from the Edo Period
- Nagasu, a port area
Futaba no Sato, a museum dedicated to sumo wrestler Futabayama Sadaji, is located in the city. There is a statue outside the museum, built by the government in 1999, depicting the names and hand prints of three sumo wrestlers who have won more than 60 competitive bouts. In addition to Futubayama, Tanikaze Kajinosuke and Hakuhō Shō are represented on the statue.
- "A visit to Usa, the Japanese city that knows how to win". Japan Times. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
- "Made in USA". Snopes. January 16, 2007. Retrieved December 12, 2009.
Media related to Usa, Ōita at Wikimedia Commons
- Usa City official website (in Japanese)
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