Hatogaya, Saitama

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Former municipality
Location of Hatogaya in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Hatogaya in Saitama Prefecture
Hatogaya is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°50′N 139°44′E / 35.833°N 139.733°E / 35.833; 139.733Coordinates: 35°50′N 139°44′E / 35.833°N 139.733°E / 35.833; 139.733
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
Merged October 11, 2011
(now part of Kawaguchi)
 • Total 6.22 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 61,781
 • Density 9,900/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
 • Tree Osmanthus
 • Flower Carnation
 • Bird Oriental turtle dove
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Hatogaya (鳩ヶ谷市, Hatogaya-shi) was a city located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2011, the city had an estimated population of 61,781, with 26,902 households, and a population density of 9,932.64 per km2. The total area was 6.22 km2, the second smallest among all cities in Japan.[1]

The city was founded on March 1, 1967.

On October 11, 2011, Hatogaya was merged into the expanded city of Kawaguchi.[1]


  1. ^ a b ミニ市2位、埼玉・鳩ケ谷消える 指定市狙い川口に編入 (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. October 11, 2011. Retrieved October 11, 2011. 

External links

  • Official website (in Japanese)

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