Ono, Fukushima

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Ono
小野町
Town
Location of Ono in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Ono in Fukushima Prefecture
Ono is located in Japan
Ono
Ono
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°17′13″N 140°37′35″E / 37.28694°N 140.62639°E / 37.28694; 140.62639Coordinates: 37°17′13″N 140°37′35″E / 37.28694°N 140.62639°E / 37.28694; 140.62639
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Tamura
Area
 • Total 125.11 km2 (48.31 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 12,190
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Ono

Ono (小野町 Ono-machi?) is a town located in Tamura District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 12,190 and a density of 97.43 persons per km². The total area is 125.11 km².

Overview[edit]

The town is known locally for the "thousand cherry trees" which line the banks of the Natsui River. It is also one of the purported birthplaces of Heian period poet Ono no Komachi. The town also is home to the Rika-chan Castle, a two-story museum, store and small-scale doll factory for the Licca-chan line of dolls.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (English) "Licca Castle". Retrieved 2013-04-05. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ono, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons