Agano, Niigata

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Agano
阿賀野市
City
Lake Hyo, staying swans in winter season
Lake Hyo, staying swans in winter season
Location of Agano in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Agano in Niigata Prefecture
Agano is located in Japan
Agano
Agano
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°49′53″N 139°13′45″E / 37.83139°N 139.22917°E / 37.83139; 139.22917Coordinates: 37°49′53″N 139°13′45″E / 37.83139°N 139.22917°E / 37.83139; 139.22917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Ichiei Amano (since April 2008)
Area
 • Total 192.7 km2 (74.4 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 46,056
 • Density 239.00/km2 (619.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cosmos
- Flower Cherry blossom
- Bird Swan
Address 10-15 Okayama, Agano-shi, Niigata-ken
959-2092
Phone number 0250-62-2510

Agano (阿賀野市 Agano-shi?) is a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 46,056, with 13,794 households and a population density of 239.00 persons per km². The total area is 192.72 km².

History[edit]

The modern city of Agano was established on April 1, 2004, from the merger of the towns of Suibara and Yasuda, and the villages of Kyōgase and Sasakami (all from Kitakanbara District).

Agano was the namesake for the Agano and Agano class, a light cruiser and its class of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

Transportation[edit]

Roads[edit]

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Railways[edit]

Tourism[edit]

  • Lake Hyōko (Ramsar sites)
  • Mount Gozu
  • Gozu onsen area (五頭温泉郷 Gozu onsen gō?)
    • Deyu onsen (出湯温泉?)
    • Murasugi onsen (村杉温泉?)
    • Imaita onsen (今板温泉?)
  • Suntopia World amusement park (サントピアワールド?)

Food[edit]

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