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Hidaka is a city located in southern Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 56,454 and a population density of 1190 persons per km². Its total area was 47.48sqkm.GeographyHidaka is located in south-central Saitama Prefecture.Surrounding municipalities Saitama Prefecture Kawagoe Sakado Hannō Tsurugashima Sayama MoroyamaHistoryThe area of modern-day Hidaka was part of ancient Koma District, mentioned in records dating from 716 AD as a place of resettlement for refugees from the Tang invasion of the Kingdom of Goguryeo on the Korean peninsula in 668 AD.During the Edo period, the area developed as Takahagi-shuku, a post station on the Nikkō Wakiōkan highway linking Edo with Nikkō. The three villages of Komagawa, Koma and Takahagi were established within Koma District with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. In 1896 Koma District was abolished, becoming part of Iruma District. On February 11, 1955 Komagawa and Koma merged to create the town of Hidaka. Takahagi joined Hidaka on September 20, 1956. Hidaka was elevated to city status on October 1, 1991.
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