Midori, Gunma

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Location of Midori in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Midori in Gunma Prefecture
Midori is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°24′N 139°17′E / 36.400°N 139.283°E / 36.400; 139.283Coordinates: 36°24′N 139°17′E / 36.400°N 139.283°E / 36.400; 139.283
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
 • Total 208.23 km2 (80.40 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 53,322
 • Density 256/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address 2952 Shika, Kasakake-machi, Midori
Phone number 0277-76-2111
Website Midori City

Midori (みどり市 Midori-shi?) is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan. The name "Midori-shi", literally means "Greenery City".

The modern city of Midori was established on March 27, 2006, from the merger of the town of Ōmama (from Yamada District), the town of Kasakake (from Nitta District), and the village of Azuma (from Seta District).

As of this merger, the city has an estimated population of 53,322 and a population density of 256 persons per km². The total area is 208.23 km². The Watarase river runs through parts of Midori City.


Elementary schools[edit]

  • Kasakake Elementary School
  • Kasakake Higashi Elementary School
  • Kasakake Kita Elementary School
  • Omama Higashi Elementary School
  • Omama Minami Elementary School
  • Omama Kita Elementary School
  • Fukuoka Chūō Elementary School
  • Fukuoka Nishi Elementary School
  • Kanbai Elementary School
  • Azuma Elementary School

Junior high schools[edit]

  • Kasakake Jr. High School
  • Kasakake Minami Jr. High School
  • Omama Jr. High School
  • Omama Higashi Jr. High School
  • Azuma Jr. High School

High schools[edit]

  • Omama High School

External links[edit]

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