Yoshioka, Gunma

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Yoshioka
吉岡町
Town
Location of Yoshioka in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Yoshioka in Gunma Prefecture
Yoshioka is located in Japan
Yoshioka
Yoshioka
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°27′N 139°1′E / 36.450°N 139.017°E / 36.450; 139.017Coordinates: 36°27′N 139°1′E / 36.450°N 139.017°E / 36.450; 139.017
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Kitagunma
Area
 • Total 20.50 km2 (7.92 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2009)
 • Total 19,161
 • Density 934.68/km2 (2,420.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Ginkgo
- Flower Chrysanthemum
- Bird Skylark
Address Yoshioka-machi, 560 Shimonoda
370-3692
Phone number 0279-54-3111
Website Town of Yoshioka

Yoshioka (吉岡町 Yoshioka-machi?) is a village located in Kitagunma District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 1, 2009, the town has an estimated population of 19,161 people (9462 Men, 9699 Women) and a density of 934.68 persons per km².There are 6,409 households in Yoshioka within a total area of 20.50 km².

Geography[edit]

Located in central Gunma, it sits on the southestern slopes of Mount Haruna and in the Tone River region. The western half of the town has an elevation between 200 m and 900 m, while the eastern half is mostly flat, with an elevation between 100 m and 200 m.

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