Yanai, Yamaguchi

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Yanai

柳井市
Yanai City
Yanai City
Flag of Yanai
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Location of Yanai in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Location of Yanai in Yamaguchi Prefecture
Yanai is located in Japan
Yanai
Yanai
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°58′N 132°07′E / 33.967°N 132.117°E / 33.967; 132.117Coordinates: 33°58′N 132°07′E / 33.967°N 132.117°E / 33.967; 132.117
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku (San'yō)
PrefectureYamaguchi Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKentaro Ihara
Area
 • Total139.90 km2 (54.02 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total32,490
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeWillow and Osmanthus
 • FlowerAzalea and scarlet sage
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-10-2, Minami-cho, Yanai-shi, Yamaguchi-ken
742-8714
Websitewww.city-yanai.jp

Yanai (柳井市, Yanai-shi) is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

The interchange and the expressway is located in the east. Yanai is bounded by Hikari.

As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 32,490 and a population density of 230 persons per km². The total area is 139.90 km².

On February 21, 2005, the town of Ōbatake (from Kuga District) was merged into Yanai.

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