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Hitachi, Ibaraki

Administration
JapaneseName日立市
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureIbaraki
Government
MayorChiaki Kashimura
Geography
Total Area87.1 sq mi (225.55 km2)
Demography
Total Population195844 (January 2008)
Density (pop.)868/km2 (2248.1/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|} is a city located on the Pacific Ocean in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. Its name could be directly translated as "sunrise", but probably more appropriately adapted to "prosperous wealth" (the historical kanji name for the area is 常陸).


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