Location of Yasu in Shiga Prefecture
|• Mayor||Yoshiaki Yamanaka|
|• Total||80.15 km2 (30.95 sq mi)|
|Population (August 1, 2011)|
|• Density||630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||2100-1, Koshinohara, Yasu-shi, Shiga-ken
|Website||City of Yasu|
The modern city of Yasu was established on October 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yasu, absorbing the town of Chūzu (both from Yasu District). Therefore, Yasu District was dissolved as a result of this merger.
- A famous Japanese singer Takanori Nishikawa grew up in Yasu.
- Cannon, Robert (2012). "State of the Township - 2012". State of the Township 2012. Charter Township of Clinton. Retrieved 2012-05-28.
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