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Taki, Mie

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Taki, Mie

Taki town hall
Taki town hall
Flag of Taki
Official seal of Taki
Location of Taki in Mie Prefecture
Location of Taki in Mie Prefecture
Taki is located in Japan
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Taki
 • - Mayor Yukio Kubo
 • Total 103.17 km2 (39.83 sq mi)
Population (September 2012)
 • Total 15,226
 • Density 148/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Cinnamomum camphora
- Flower Lilium japonicum
-Bird Japanese White-eye
Phone number 0598-38-1111 
Address 1600 Ōka, Taki-chō, Taki-gun, Mie-ken 519-2181
Website .jp.mie.taki.townwww

Taki (多気町 Taki-chō) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2012, the town had an estimated population of 15,226 and a population density of 148 persons per km². The total area was 103.17 km².


  • Geography 1
    • Adjacent municipalities 1.1
  • History 2
  • Economy 3
  • Transportation 4
    • Railway 4.1
    • Highway 4.2
  • Local attractions 5
  • Sister city relations 6
  • Noted people from Taki 7
  • References 8
  • External links 9


Taki is an inland municipality located in eastern Kii Peninsula in central Mie Prefecture.

Adjacent municipalities


The village of Ōka was established on April 1, 1889 during the establishment of municipalities in the Meiji period. It was elevated to town status on June 20 1919, and changed its name to Taki after merging of the neighboring villages of Sana and Tsuda, both in Taki District, on March 30, 1955. The village of Nishi-Tokida was annexed on April 15, 1959. On January 1, 2006 the village was merged into Taki.


Taki serves as a commercial center for the surrounding region. The major industrial employer is Sharp Corporation.




Local attractions

Sister city relations

Noted people from Taki


  1. ^ Workshop announcement, Mie Prefectural Art Museum, 2009. (Japanese) Accessed 2010-09-03.

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Taki official website (Japanese)
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