Location of Numata in Gunma Prefecture
|• Mayor||Mikio Hoshino|
|• Total||443.37 km2 (171.19 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Flower||Chinese bellflower|
As of this merger, the city has an estimated population of 52,882, with 20,240 households and a population density of 119.29 persons per km². The total area is 443.37 km², making it the largest city in terms of area within Gunma Prefecture. (The neighboring town of Minakami is the largest municipality in terms of area withiin Gunma.)
- On April 1 1889 - the municipal governments of the town of Numata, and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune, Kawada, Shirasawa and Azuma (Tone) were created within Tone District. The village of Akagine was also created within Kita-Seta District.
- On April 1 1896 - the Kita-Seta District and Tone District (1st) were merged to create a new Tone District (2nd).
- On April 1 1954 - the town of Numata, and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune and Kawada were merged to create the city of Numata.
- On September 30 1956 - the villages of Azuma and Akagine were merged to create the village of Tone.
- On February 13 2005 - the villages of Shirasawa and Tone were incorporated into Numata.
- Gunma Prefecture
- Tochigi Prefecture
- Shimoda, Shizuoka
- May 1966: Sister City
- Numata Elementary School
- Numata Higashi Elementary School
- Numata Kita Elementary School
- Masugata Elementary School
- Tonami Higashi Elementary School
- Ikeda Elementary School
- Usune Elementary School
- Kawada Elementary School
- Shirasawa Elementary School
- Tone Azuma Elementary School
- Hiragawa Elementary School
- Tone Nishi Elementary School
- Tana Elementary School
Junior high schools
- Numata Jr. High School
- Numata Minami Jr. High School
- Numata Nishi Jr. High School
- Numata Higashi Jr. High School
- Ikeda Jr. High School
- Usune Jr. High School
- Shirasawa Jr. High School
- Tone Jr. High School
- Tana Jr. High School
- "The Outline of City Numata". Retrieved 2006-12-22.
Media related to Numata, Gunma at Wikimedia Commons
- Numata City official website (Japanese)