Kanna, Gunma

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Kanna
神流町
Town
Flag of Kanna
Flag
Location of Kanna in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Kanna in Gunma Prefecture
Kanna is located in Japan
Kanna
Kanna
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°7′N 138°55′E / 36.117°N 138.917°E / 36.117; 138.917Coordinates: 36°7′N 138°55′E / 36.117°N 138.917°E / 36.117; 138.917
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Tano
Area
 • Total 114.69 km2 (44.28 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2007)
 • Total 2,546
 • Density 22.20/km2 (57.5/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Rhododendron dilatatum
- Bird Japanese White-eye
Address Kanna-machi, 90-6 Ōaza Manba
370-1592
Phone number 0274-57-2111
Website Town of Kanna
Roadside Station Manba no Sato

Kanna (神流町 Kanna-machi?) is a town located in Tano District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2007, the town has an estimated population of 2,828 and a density of 22.20 persons per km². The total area is 114.69 km².

A footprint of Japan's first dinosaurs was discovered in former Nakasato village.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

  • 1889 - Kamikawa village and Nakasato village are created in Minamikanra District
  • 1896 - Minamikanra District is united by Midorino District and Tago District, creating Tano District
  • 1926 - Kamikawa village is renamed Manba town
  • 2003 - Manba town is merged into Nakasato village, creating Kanna town

Places of interest[edit]

  • Kanna Dinosaur Center
  • Sazanamiiwa (The location of the dinosaur footprint)
  • Ryūshōji (A temple famed for its cherry blossoms)
  • Roadside Station Manba no Sato

External links[edit]

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