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Abiko

我孫子市
City
Flag of Abiko
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Location of Abiko in Chiba
Location of Abiko in Chiba
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Chiba
Area
 • Total 43.19 km2 (16.68 sq mi)
Population
 (February 2011)
 • Total 134,154
 • Density 3,110/km2 (8,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
-Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Eurasian Coot
Phone number 04-7185-1111
Address 1858 Banchi, Abiko-shi, Chiba-ken 270-1192
Website Abiko City

Abiko (我孫子市, Abiko-shi) is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. It is next to the Tone River.

Neighboring cities

Education

Universities

  • Chuo Gakuin University
  • Kawamura Gakuen Women's University

People from Abiko

  • Aoki Isao (青木 功) - Professional golfer and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame
  • Kiyoshi Matsumoto (松本清) - Business person, founder of the Matsumoto Kiyoshi drugstore chain, past mayor of Matsumoto, Chiba

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