Ojiya, Niigata


Ojiya, Niigata
Ojiya
小千谷市
—  City  —
Location of Ojiya in Niigata
Ojiya is located in Japan
Ojiya
 
Coordinates: 37°19′N 138°48′E / 37.317°N 138.8°E / 37.317; 138.8Coordinates: 37°19′N 138°48′E / 37.317°N 138.8°E / 37.317; 138.8
Country Japan
Region Chūbu, Hokuriku
Prefecture Niigata
Government
 - Mayor Yatsuo Yasui
Area
 - Total 155.2 km2 (59.9 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2010)
 - Total 38,802
 - Density 250/km2 (647.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City symbols
- Flower Narcissus
Phone number 0258-83-3511
Address 2-7-5 Jonai, Ojiya-shi, Niigata-ken
947-8501
Website [1]
Cracked roadway caused by 2004 Chūetsu earthquake

Ojiya (小千谷市 Ojiya-shi?) is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 16, 2003, the city has an estimated population of 40,342. The total area is 155.12 km².

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History

  • The city was founded on March 10, 1954.
  • On October 23, 2004, the Chūetsu Earthquake struck Ojiya, causing shaking measured at shindo 6+ and causing fatalities. Electricity was lost 3 days after the earthquake.
  • Yatsuo Yasui became the new mayor of Ojiya on November 29, 2006.

Famous people from Ojiya

Events

  • Katakai fireworks festival, held in early September

Adjoining communities

The following municipalities surrounding Ojiya:

External links

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