Yaese, Okinawa

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Yaese
八重瀬町
Town
Yaese Town Office
Yaese Town Office
Flag of Yaese
Flag
Official seal of Yaese
Symbol
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
Yaese is located in Japan
Yaese
Yaese
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 26°7′18″N 127°45′33″E / 26.12167°N 127.75917°E / 26.12167; 127.75917Coordinates: 26°7′18″N 127°45′33″E / 26.12167°N 127.75917°E / 26.12167; 127.75917
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
District Shimajiri
Area
 • Total 26.90 km2 (10.39 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 29,488
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Ebony
 • Flower Marigold
 • Flowering tree Taiwan cherry
 • Fish Flying fish
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 659 Gushikami, Yaese-chō, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa-ken
901-0592
Website www.town.yaese.okinawa.jp

Yaese (八重瀬町?, Yaese-chō) is a town located in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Yaese was formed on January 1, 2006 by a merger between the town of Kochinda and the village of Gushikami.[1]

As of October 2016, Yaese has a population of 29,488;[2] with a population density of 1,100 persons per km². The total area of the town of Yaese is 26.90 square kilometres (10.39 sq mi).

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