6,445 (Nov 2014)
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Hirata (平田村, Hirata-mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 6,445 and a population density of 68.9 persons per km². The total area was 93.53 square kilometres (36.1 sq mi).
Hirata, Fukushima Wikipedia
Hirata is located in southeast Fukushima prefecture, approximately halfway between the cities of Iwaki and Kōriyama. The landscape consists of rolling hills with an altitude of between 500 and 700 meters.Rivers: Abukuma River
The area of present-day Hirata was part of ancient Mutsu Province. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province.
The village of Hirata was formed on March 31, 1955 through the merger of the villages of Yomogida and Odaira.
The economy of Hirata is primarily based on agriculture.Fukushima Prefectural Ono Higher Hirata High School
Hirata Yomogida High School
Hirata Odaira Middle School
Hirata Yomogida School
Hirata Odaira Elementary School
Hirata is not served by any train stations
Japan National Route 49
Japan National Route 349
Site of Yomogida Castle
Komagata Jangara Nembutsu Folk Dance