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Sabae

鯖江市
Sabae City Hall
Sabae City Hall
Flag of Sabae
Flag
Official seal of Sabae
Seal
Location of Sabae in Fukui Prefecture
Location of Sabae in Fukui Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Fukui
Area
 • Total 84.59 km2 (32.66 sq mi)
Population
 (June 2018)
 • Total 69,338
 • Density 819.69/km2 (2,123.00/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City symbols  
-Tree Sakura
Phone number 0778-51-2200
Address Nishiyamacho 13-1, Sabae-shi, Fukui-ken 916-8666

Sabae (鯖江市 Sabae-shi) is a city in Japan. Sabae is part of Fukui Prefecture. The city had an estimated population of 69,338 as of 1 June 2018. The population density is 820 persons per km².

Demographics

Per Japanese census data, the population of Sabae has increases constantly over the last 40 years.

Year Population
1970 52,612
1980 59,579
1990 62,283
2000 64,898
2010 67,450

Economy

Sabae is one of the largest manufacturer of eyeglass frames in Japan.

  • (in Japanese)

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