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Yaese
八重瀬町
Town
Yaese Town Office
Location of Yaese in Okinawa Prefecture
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

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