Hita, Ōita

city in Ōita Prefecture, Japan

Hita (日田市, Hita-shi) is a Japanese city in Ōita Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.[1]

Map of Ōita Prefecture showing Hita


Hita was a castle town in the Edo period.[2]


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Ōita" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 336.
  2. Deal, William E. (2005). Handbook to Life in Medieval and Early Modern Japan, p. 71.

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