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Watarai, Mie
Watarai
Town
Watarai town hall
Watarai town hall
Flag of Watarai
Flag
Official seal of Watarai
Seal
Location of Watarai in Mie Prefecture
Location of Watarai in Mie Prefecture
Watarai is located in Japan
Watarai
Watarai
 
Coordinates: 34°26?N 136°37?E / 34.433°N 136.617°E / 34.433; 136.617Coordinates: 34°26?N 136°37?E / 34.433°N 136.617°E / 34.433; 136.617
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureMie Prefecture
DistrictWatarai
Area
 o Total134.97 km2 (52.11 sq mi)
Population (September 2012)
 o Total8,534
 o Density63.2/km2 (164/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Phone number0596-52-7111
Address1215-1 Tanahashi, Watarai-ch?, Watarai-gun, Mie-ken 516-2103
Websitewww.town.watarai.lg.jp

Watarai (, Watarai-ch?) is a town located in Watarai District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2012, the town had an estimated population of 8,534 and a population density of 63.2 persons per km². The total area was 134.97  km².

Geography

Watarai is an inland municipality, located in eastern Kii Peninsula, near the geographic center of Mie Prefecture.

Adjacent municipalities

History

Watari Village was established on April 1, 1955 through the merger of four villages in Watarai District. Watarai was elevated to town status on January 1, 1968.

Economy

The town serves as a commercial center for the surrounding region.

Transportation

Watarai is not served by any rail service, nor does any national highway pass through the town.

External links

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