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Yaese
八重瀬町
Town
Yaese Town Office
Yaese Town Office
Flag of Yaese
Official seal of Yaese
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture Ja.svg
Yaese is located in Japan
Yaese
Yaese
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 26°9′29″N 127°43′7″E / 26.15806°N 127.71861°E / 26.15806; 127.71861Coordinates: 26°9′29″N 127°43′7″E / 26.15806°N 127.71861°E / 26.15806; 127.71861
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureOkinawa Prefecture
DistrictShimajiri
Area
 • Total26.90 km2 (10.39 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total29,488
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address659 Gushikami, Yaese-chō, Shimajiri-gun, Okinawa-ken
901-0592
Websitewww.town.yaese.okinawa.jp
Symbols
FishFlying fish
FlowerMarigold
TreeEbony

Yaese (八重瀬町, Yaese-chō Eeji mura) 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).

Notable people from Yaese

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-07-22. Retrieved 2006-09-28.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2008-03-31.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)