Tatebayashi, Gunma

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Tatebayashi)
Jump to: navigation, search
Tatebayashi
館林市
City
Koinobori streamers on the Tsuuda River
Koinobori streamers on the Tsuuda River
Flag of Tatebayashi
Flag
Location of Tatebayashi in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Tatebayashi in Gunma Prefecture
Tatebayashi is located in Japan
Tatebayashi
Tatebayashi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°15′N 139°33′E / 36.250°N 139.550°E / 36.250; 139.550Coordinates: 36°15′N 139°33′E / 36.250°N 139.550°E / 36.250; 139.550
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kazuo Yasuraoka (since April 2007)
Area
 • Total 60.98 km2 (23.54 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2011)
 • Total 79,755
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Pinus thunbergii
- Flower Rhododendron obtusum
- Bird Anas poecilorhyncha
Address 1-1 Jo, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma-ken
374-8501
Phone number 0276-72-4111
Website City of Tatebayashi

Tatebayashi (館林市 Tatebayashi-shi?) is a city located in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 79,755, with 34,413 households and a population density of 1,307.89 persons per km². The total area is 60.98 km².

Tatebayashi is famous for Azalea Hill Park and Bunbuku Chagama of Morinji Temple.

The city was founded on April 1, 1954 and its current mayor is Kazuo Yasuraoka.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Tatebayashi Station is one of Tobu Railway's hub stations. The Isesaki Line, Sano Line, and Koizumi Line all meet here. Tatebayashi Station is also a stop for Ryomo limited express services. Approximate times by train from Tatebayashi:

Roads[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Sightseeing[edit]

Notable people[edit]

External links[edit]