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[[Image:Route 58, Kadena.jpg|thumb|[[Japan National Route 58]] at Kadena]]
{{Nihongo|'''Kadena'''|嘉手納町|Kadena-chō|[[Okinawan language|Okinawan]]: ''Kadina''}} is a [[towns of Japan|town]] located in [[Nakagami District, Okinawa|Nakagami District]], [[Okinawa Prefecture|Okinawa]], [[Japan]].<ref name="c" />
 
As of 20052013, the town hashad an estimated [[population]] of 13,624823 and a [[population density|density]] of 915.9920 persons per km². The total area is {{convert|15.04&nbsp;km²|km2|mi2}}. Approximately 85% of the town is controlled by the US Government including [[Kadena Air Base]], the second-largest base in the [[United States Air Force]].<ref name="pop" /><ref name="e" />
 
==Geography==
 
Kadena faces the [[East China Sea]] to the west.<ref name="c" />
 
===Neighboring municipalities===
 
Kadena borders three other municipalities in Okinawa Prefecture.
 
*[[Yomitan, Okinawa|Yomitan]] to the north
*[[Okinawa, Okinawa|Okinawa]] to the east
*[[Chatan, Okinawa|Chatan]] to the south<ref name="c" />
 
==Economy==
 
The economy of Kadena is largely dependent on the presence of Kadena Air Force Base. The town otherwise produces a small amount of [[pineapple]]s and [[sugarcane]].<ref name="e" />
 
==References==
 
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<ref name="c">{{cite encyclopedia | encyclopedia = Nihon Rekishi Chimei Taikei | title = 嘉手納町 | url = http://rekishi.jkn21.com/ | accessdate = 2013-08-19 | year = 2013 | publisher = Shogakukan | location = Tokyo | language = Japanese | trans_title = Kadena | oclc = 173191044}}</ref>
 
<ref name="e">{{cite encyclopedia | encyclopedia = Encyclopedia of Japan | title = Kadena | url = http://rekishi.jkn21.com/ | accessdate = 2013-08-19 | year = 2013 | publisher = Shogakukan | location = Tokyo | oclc = 56431036}}</ref>
 
<ref name="pop">{{cite web | url = http://www.town.kadena.okinawa.jp/life/cat63/ | title = 統計情報 | date = 2013 | publisher = Town of Kadena | location = Kadena, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan | language = Japanese | trans_title = Statistical Information | accessdate = 2013-08-19}}</ref>
 
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As of 2005, the town has an estimated [[population]] of 13,624 and a [[population density|density]] of 915.9 persons per km². The total area is 15.04&nbsp;km². Approximately 85% of the town is controlled by the US Government including [[Kadena Air Base]], the second-largest base in the [[United States Air Force]].
 
==External links==