Takanezawa, Tochigi

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Takanezawa
高根沢町
Town
Location of Takanezawa in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Takanezawa in Tochigi Prefecture
Takanezawa is located in Japan
Takanezawa
Takanezawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°38′N 139°59′E / 36.633°N 139.983°E / 36.633; 139.983Coordinates: 36°38′N 139°59′E / 36.633°N 139.983°E / 36.633; 139.983
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
District Shioya
Area
 • Total 70.90 km2 (27.37 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 30,436
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Takanezawa

Takanezawa (高根沢町 Takanezawa-machi?) is a town located in Shioya District, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

Takanezawa was once home of the Honda R&D Plant that hand-crafted the 1990-2004 model year NSX, 1999-2003 model year S2000, and 2000-2004 model year Insight. Honda originally created this plant to exclusively build its flagship car, the NSX, but added the S2000 and Insight to the production line-up at the beginning of the 21st century to maximize production output necessitated by NSX's waning sales.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 30,436 and a density of 429.28 persons per km². The total area is 70.90 km².

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