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Hiwaki, Kagoshima

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Hiwaki (樋脇町, Hiwaki-chō) was a town located in Satsuma District, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 7,780 and the density of 121.22 persons per km2. The total area was 64.18 km2.

On October 12, 2004, Hiwaki, along with the city of Sendai, the towns of Iriki, Kedōin and Tōgō, and the villages of Kamikoshiki, Kashima, Sato and Shimokoshiki (all from Satsuma District), was merged to create the city of Satsumasendai.[1]


  1. ^ 鹿児島県. "鹿児島県の市町村合併状況". 鹿児島県 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2024-02-08.