Higashihiroshima is a city positioned in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. As of July 31. 2016 the metropolis has an anticipated population of 185,418 and a populace density of 291.85 humans per km2. The total region is 635.32 km2. Higashihiroshima is a university city of Hiroshima University. Higashihiroshima is adjacent to Hiroshima, and so also paperwork a commuter metropolis of Hiroshima. From antique times, Higashihiroshima is famous for making sake and along the Sakagura Dori Sake Storehouse Road region close to JR Saijo Station are the Namako wall white-lattice walled and Sekishu Gawara pink-roof tile roofs of ten well-known sake breweries.
An annual sake matsuri is held every October. The town changed into based on April 20, 1974, from the merger of the 4 towns of Saijo, Hachihonmatsu, Shiwa and Takaya in Kamo District. In 1992, the population reached 100,000. On February 7, 2005, the cities of Kurose, Kochi, Toyosaka and Fukutomi all from Kamo District, and the metropolis of Akitsu from Toyota District were merged into Higashihiroshima.