|• Mayor||Kōzaburou Suminaga|
|• Total||65.67 km2 (25.36 sq mi)|
(March 31, 2017)
|• Density||500/km2 (1,300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
Mashiki (益城町, Mashiki-machi) is a town located in Kamimashiki District, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. As of March 2017, the town has an estimated population of 33,001 and a density of 500 persons per km². The total area is 65.67 km².
Kumamoto Airport is located in Mashiki.
Mashiki was near the epicenter of the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake, leading to fire and rubble killing at least 40 people.
Notable People from Mashiki
- Minoru Hata, football player
- Shuhei Kamimura, football player
- Taishin Morikawa, football player
- Hiroki Noda, football player
- Ryota Sakata, football player
- Shintaro Shimada, football player
- "Official website of Mashiki Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Mashiki Town. Retrieved 1 May 2017.