Location of Hidaka in Kōchi Prefecture
Location in Japan
|Coordinates: 33°32′N 133°22′E / 33.533°N 133.367°ECoordinates: 33°32′N 133°22′E / 33.533°N 133.367°E|
|• Total||44.88 km2 (17.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Major products made in Hidaka are sugar tomatoes and imo kenpi.
There are two mountain top golf courses on Nishiki-yama.
The village mascot is named Mohei, after a historical ninja from the village whose name was Kusaka Mohei. According to local legend, now written into various story books, the ninja trained under the guidance of a tengu in Saruda cave and gained magical powers such as turning into a mouse.
- "Kusaka Mohei". Hidaka Mohei Marathon Home Page. Hidaka Village Board of Education. Retrieved 7 July 2011.