Higashiagatsuma, Gunma

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Higashiagatsuma
東吾妻町
Town
Location of Higashiagatsuma in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Higashiagatsuma in Gunma Prefecture
Higashiagatsuma is located in Japan
Higashiagatsuma
Higashiagatsuma
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°34′N 138°49′E / 36.567°N 138.817°E / 36.567; 138.817Coordinates: 36°34′N 138°49′E / 36.567°N 138.817°E / 36.567; 138.817
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Agatsuma
Government
 • Mayor Shin'ichi Moki
Area
 • Total 253.65 km2 (97.93 sq mi)
Population (July 2008)
 • Total 16,349
 • Density 64.5/km2 (167/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address 594-3, Ōaza Haramachi, Higashiagatsuma-machi, Agatsuma-gun, Gunma-ken
377-0892
Phone number 0279-68-2111
Website Town of Higashiagatsuma

Higashiagatsuma (東吾妻町 Higashiagatsuma-machi?) is a town located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

The town was created on March 27, 2006 by the merger of the town of Agatsuma, and the village of Azuma, both from Agatsuma District.

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern portion of Gunma Prefecture, it is surrounded by high peaks, including Mount Iwabitsu.

  • Mountains: Mount Iwabitsu, Yakushidake, Sugamine
  • Rivers: Agatsuma River, Ishikami River
  • Lakes: Lake Haruna

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Education[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

Junior high schools[edit]

High schools[edit]

Tourist attractions[edit]

The ruins of Iwabitsu Castle are located in Higashiagatsuma.

External links[edit]

Media related to Higashiagatsuma, Gunma at Wikimedia Commons