Mannō, Kagawa

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Mannō
まんのう町
Town
Flag of Mannō
Flag
Location of Mannō in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Mannō in Kagawa Prefecture
Mannō is located in Japan
Mannō
Mannō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°12′N 133°50′E / 34.200°N 133.833°E / 34.200; 133.833Coordinates: 34°12′N 133°50′E / 34.200°N 133.833°E / 34.200; 133.833
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
District Nakatado
Area
 • Total 194.33 km2 (75.03 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2012)
 • Total 18,828
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Mannō
Town hall of Mannō

Mannō (まんのう町 Mannō-chō?) is a town located in Nakatado District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 2011, the town has an estimated population of 19,933. The total area is 194.33 km².

On March 20, 2006 Mannō (満濃町) absorbed the towns of Chūnan and Kotonami, both from Nakatado District, to form the new and expanded town of Mannō (まんのう町).

Geography[edit]

Manno is located by the northern foothills of the Sanuki Mountain Ranges in southern Kagawa Prefecture. In the center of Manno is Manno Reservoir, the largest irrigation reservoir in Japan.

History[edit]

The town of Manno was formed on March 20, 2006 as a result of a municipal merger between the towns of Manno (満濃町), Chunan (仲南町), and Kotonami (琴南町). The written name of Manno was designated as まんのう町 at this time.

External links[edit]

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