Naganohara, Gunma

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Naganohara
長野原町
Town
Flag of Naganohara
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Location of Naganohara in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Naganohara in Gunma Prefecture
Naganohara is located in Japan
Naganohara
Naganohara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°33′N 138°38′E / 36.550°N 138.633°E / 36.550; 138.633Coordinates: 36°33′N 138°38′E / 36.550°N 138.633°E / 36.550; 138.633
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Agatsuma
Area
 • Total 133.93 km2 (51.71 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2007)
 • Total 6,361
 • Density 47.50/km2 (123.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Larch
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Copper Pheasant
Address Naganohara-machi, 66-3 Ōaza Naganohara
377-1392
Phone number 0279-82-2244
Website Town of Naganohara
JR Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi Station

Naganohara (長野原町 Naganohara-machi?) is a town located in Agatsuma District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2007, the town has an estimated population of 6,361 and a density of 47.50 persons per km². The total area is 133.93 km².

Geography[edit]

Located in the northwestern portion of Gunma Prefecture, almost all of the town has an elevation higher than 500m. The town has Mount Shirane to the north and Mount Asama to the south.

  • Rivers: Agatsuma River, Shirasuna River, Kuma River

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Naganohara High School

Visitor attractions[edit]

External links[edit]

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