Kanuma, Tochigi

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Kanuma
鹿沼市
City
Flag of Kanuma
Flag
Location of Kanuma in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Kanuma in Tochigi Prefecture
Kanuma is located in Japan
Kanuma
Kanuma
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°34′N 139°45′E / 36.567°N 139.750°E / 36.567; 139.750Coordinates: 36°34′N 139°45′E / 36.567°N 139.750°E / 36.567; 139.750
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Shin Satō
Area
 • Total 490.62 km2 (189.43 sq mi)
Population (March 2010)
 • Total 102,825
 • Density 210/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Cryptomeria
- Flower Satsuki azalea
Address 1688-1 Imamiyachō, Kanuma-shi, Tochigi-ken
322-0068
Phone number 0289-64-2111
Website www.city.kanuma.tochigi.jp

Kanuma (鹿沼市 Kanuma-shi?) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 10, 1948.

As of 2010, the city has an estimated population of 102,825 and a population density of 210 persons per km². The total area is 490.62 km². The English translation of Kanuma is "Deer Swamp". The town is along the way when traveling between Tokyo and Nikkō.

On January 1, 2006, the town of Awano (from Kamitsuga District) was merged into Kanuma.

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