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Taiei, Chiba

Taiei
大栄町
Former municipality
Location of Taiei in Chiba Prefecture
Location of Taiei in Chiba Prefecture
Taiei is located in Japan
Taiei
Taiei
Location in Japan
Coordinates:
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Chiba Prefecture
District Katori
Merged March 27, 2006
(now part of Narita)
Area
 • Total 50.57 km2 (19.53 sq mi)
Population (February 2006)
 • Total 12,507
 • Density 247/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Camellia sasanqua

Taiei (大栄町 Taiei-machi) was a town located in Katori District, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

Taiei is located on Route 51 from Narita to Sawara. It has a very scenic country side with views of the Narita International Airport runways and aircraft. At Raikodai there is a large industrial estate.

Modern Taiei Town was established on February 11, 1955 through the merger of the villages of Shoei and Osuka.

On March 27, 2006, Taiei, along with the town of Shimofusa (also from Katori District), was merged into the expanded city of Narita, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.

In February 2006 (the last data available before its merger into Narita), the town had an estimated population of 12,507 and a population density of 247 persons per km². Its total area was 50.57 km².

External links

  • Narita official website (Japanese)


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