Awa, Tokushima

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Awa
阿波市
City
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Location of Awa in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Awa in Tokushima Prefecture
Awa is located in Japan
Awa
Awa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
District Awa
Government
 • Mayor Kunikatsu Nozaki (since May 2009)
Area
 • Total 190.97 km2 (73.73 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 43,145
 • Density 226/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Cosmos
- Bird Cettia diphone
Address Awacho, Higashihara 173, Awa City, Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県阿波市阿波町東原173)
771–1703
Phone number 81-(0)883-35-4111

Awa (阿波市 Awa-shi?) is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Awa was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Awa, absorbing the town of Ichiba (both from Awa District), and the towns of Donari and Yoshino (all from Itano District). It is located in the former Awa Province (Tokushima).

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 43,145 and a population density of 226 persons per km². The total area is 190.97 km².

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