Komono, Mie

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Komono
菰野町
Town
Komono Town Office
Komono Town Office
Flag of Komono
Flag
Official seal of Komono
Seal
Location of Komono in Mie Prefecture
Location of Komono in Mie Prefecture
Komono is located in Japan
Komono
Komono
 
Coordinates: 35°1′N 136°30′E / 35.017°N 136.500°E / 35.017; 136.500Coordinates: 35°1′N 136°30′E / 35.017°N 136.500°E / 35.017; 136.500
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Mie
Area
 • Total 106.89 km2 (41.27 sq mi)
Population (November 2012)
 • Total 40,289
 • Density 377/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
Phone number 059-391-1111 
Address 1480 Komoro, Komoro-chō, Mie-gun, Mie-ken 510-1292
Website www.town.komono.mie.jp

Komono (菰野町 Komono-chō?) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2012, the town had an estimated population of 40,289 and a population density of 377 persons per km². The total area was 106.89 km².

Geography[edit]

Komono is located in the mountainous region of northern Mie Prefecture, bordering on Shiga Prefecture. Parts of the town are within the limits of the Suzuka Quasi-National Park.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Komoro was the center of 12,000 koku Komoro Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate, ruled by the Hijitaka clan from 1600 until the Meiji restoration of 1871. In the establishment of municipalities under the Meiji government’s reforms, it became Komoro village within Mie District of Mie Prefecture. Komoro was elevated to town status in 1928.

Transportation[edit]

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Noted people[edit]

External links[edit]

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