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Hidaka, Kōchi

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Country  Japan
Area  44.88 km²
Local time  Saturday 11:29 AM
Region  Shikoku
Prefecture  Kōchi Prefecture
Population  5,917 (2003)
District  Takaoka District, Kōchi
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Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website  www.vill.hidaka.kochi.jp
Weather  14°C, Wind N at 14 km/h, 45% Humidity
University  Saitama Women's Junior College

Hidaka (日高村, Hidaka-mura) is a village located in Takaoka District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.

Map of Hidaka, Takaoka District, Kochi Prefecture, Japan

As of 2003, the village has an estimated population of 5,917 and a density of 131.84 persons per km². The total area is 44.88 km².

Omura Shrine in Hidaka holds a late Kofun period sword designated as a National Treasure and two Heian period wooden masks of Bodhisattva which are Important Cultural Properties.

Major products made in Hidaka are sugar tomatoes and imo kenpi.

There are two mountain top golf courses on Nishiki-yama.

The village mascot is named Mohei, after a historical ninja from the village whose name was Kusaka Mohei. According to local legend, now written into various story books, the ninja trained under the guidance of a tengu in Saruda cave and gained magical powers such as turning into a mouse.


Hidaka, Kōchi Wikipedia

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