Nagatoro, Saitama

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Nagatoro
長瀞町
Town
Location of Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture
Location of Nagatoro in Saitama Prefecture
Nagatoro is located in Japan
Nagatoro
Nagatoro
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°7′N 139°7′E / 36.117°N 139.117°E / 36.117; 139.117Coordinates: 36°7′N 139°7′E / 36.117°N 139.117°E / 36.117; 139.117
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
District Chichibu
Government
 • Mayor Yoshio Osawa (since July 2005)
Area
 • Total 30.40 km2 (11.74 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2012)
 • Total 8,003
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Acer
- Flower Cherry blossom
- Bird Wagtail
Address Oji-Honnogami 1035-1, Nagatoro Town, Chichibu District, Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県秩父郡長瀞町大字本野上1035-1)
369-1392
Phone number 81-(0)494-66-3111
Website Town of Nagatoro

Nagatoro (長瀞町 Nagatoro-machi?) is a town located in Chichibu District, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 1, 2012, the town has an estimated population of 8,003, with 2,880 households and a density of 273.98 persons per km². The total area is 30.40 km².

The Nagatoro River is well known for its rapids and whitewater rafting and boating, and the entire town is designated as a prefectural nature park and preserve.

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