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Yachiyo, Ibaraki
Yachiyo

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Yachiyo town office
Yachiyo town office
Flag of Yachiyo
Flag
Official seal of Yachiyo
Seal
Location of Yachiyo in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Yachiyo in Ibaraki Prefecture
Yachiyo is located in Japan
Yachiyo
Yachiyo
 
Coordinates: 36°10?53.8?N 139°53?28?E / 36.181611°N 139.89111°E / 36.181611; 139.89111Coordinates: 36°10?53.8?N 139°53?28?E / 36.181611°N 139.89111°E / 36.181611; 139.89111
CountryJapan
RegionKant?
PrefectureIbaraki Prefecture
District Y?ki
Area
 o Total58.99 km2 (22.78 sq mi)
Population
(September 2015)
 o Total21,978
 o Density373/km2 (970/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeKeyaki
- FlowerChrysanthemum
- BirdEurasian skylark
Phone number0296-48-1111
Address1170, ?aza Sugenoya, Yachiyo-machi, Y?ki-gun, Ibaraki-ken 300-3592
Websitehttp://www.town.ibaraki-yachiyo.lg.jp/

Yachiyo (?, Yachiyo-machi) is a town located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2015, the town had an estimated population of 21,978, and a population density of 373 persons per km². Its total area is 58.99 km².

Geography

Located in far southwestern Ibaraki Prefecture, the Kinugawa River flows through Yachiyo.

Surrounding municipalities

History

During the Edo period, the area around Yachiyo was part of Shim?sa Province. It was transferred to Hitachi Province in 1875.

With the creation of the municipalities system after the Meiji Restoration on April 1, 1889, the villages of Nakay?ki and Shimoy?ki were created within Y?ki District of Ibaraki Prefecture, as well as the village of Anj? in Okada District and Kawanishi in Makabe District, and Nishitoyoda in Toyoda District. These five villages merged to form the village of Yachiyo on January 1, 1955. Yachiyo was elevated to town status on February 1, 1972.

Economy

Education

Yachiyo has 5 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school.

Transportation

Train

  • Yachiyo is not served by any passenger train stations

Highway

Local attractions

Noted people from Yachiyo

External links

Media related to Yachiyo, Ibaraki at Wikimedia Commons


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