Location of Ogano in Saitama Prefecture
|• Total||100.03 km2 (38.62 sq mi)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Website||Town of Ogano|
All year round, the beautiful lakes of Ogano attract many recreational fishermen from neighboring towns and prefectures. In the hills and valleys of Ogano, many wild animals can commonly be observed. In particular wild boars ('inoshishi'), black bears, foxes, and 'pit viper' snakes.
Strawberry picking is a popular activity in spring as well as the harvesting of grapes.
Teppo Matsuri (Gun Festival) at Iida Hachiman Shrine - December 12 & 13.
The Tobu and Seibu lines connect Chichibu with Yorii, Kumagaya and Ikebukuro.
Local bus: between Ogano and Chichibu, Saitama (500 yen/30 minutes).
National Route 299 - runs through Ogano and connects to Chichibu, in the south, and Gunma prefecture to the north.
Media related to Ogano, Saitama at Wikimedia Commons
- Ogano official website (Japanese)
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