Shōwa, Gunma

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Shōwa
昭和村
Village
Location of Shōwa in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Shōwa in Gunma Prefecture
Shōwa is located in Japan
Shōwa
Shōwa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°38′N 139°4′E / 36.633°N 139.067°E / 36.633; 139.067Coordinates: 36°38′N 139°4′E / 36.633°N 139.067°E / 36.633; 139.067
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Tone
Area
 • Total 64.17 km2 (24.78 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2007)
 • Total 7,774
 • Density 121.15/km2 (313.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Sakura
- Flower Azalea
- Bird Green Pheasant
Address Shōwa-mura, 388 Ōaza Itoi
379-1298
Phone number 0278-24-5111
Website Village of Shōwa

Shōwa (昭和村 Shōwa-mura?) is a village located in Tone District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2007, the village had an estimated population of 7,774 and a density of 121.15 persons per km². The total area is 64.17 km². Shōwa-mura is primarily a farming village, but is also home to a large Canon factory. It is famous for producing Konjac or Konnyaku as well as other fresh fruits and vegetables.

Geography[edit]

Located on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Akagi, it is surrounded on the north, east, and west by the city of Numata and borders Shibukawa to the south. The village is situated in central Gunma Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  • "MapionBB". MapionBB. August 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-02.  (Japanese)

External links[edit]

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