Okegawa, Saitama

Okegawa, Saitama
—  City  —

Location of Okegawa in Saitama
Okegawa is located in Japan
Coordinates: 36°0′N 139°33′E / 36°N 139.55°E / 36; 139.55Coordinates: 36°0′N 139°33′E / 36°N 139.55°E / 36; 139.55
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama
 – Total 25.26 km2 (9.8 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 – Total 73,881
 – Density 2,924/km2 (7,573.1/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Okegawa

Okegawa (桶川市 Okegawa-shi?) is a city located in Saitama, Japan. It was founded on November 3, 1970, and as of 2003, the city has an estimated population of 73,881 and the density of 2,924.82 persons per km². The total area is 25.26 km².



On July 16, 2006, the world's first manned plane powered by conventional dry cell batteries undertook a demonstration flight in the city.



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