Aishō, Shiga

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Aishō
愛荘町
Town
Flag of Aishō
Flag
Location of Aishō in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Aishō in Shiga Prefecture
Aishō is located in Japan
Aishō
Aishō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°10′N 136°13′E / 35.167°N 136.217°E / 35.167; 136.217Coordinates: 35°10′N 136°13′E / 35.167°N 136.217°E / 35.167; 136.217
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
District Echi
Government
 • Mayor Toshio Muranishi
Area
 • Total 37.98 km2 (14.66 sq mi)
Population (February 2007)
 • Total 19,829
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Acer palmatum
 • Flower Cherry blossom
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 72, Echigawa, Aishō-chō, Echi-gun, Shiga-ken
529-1380
Website www.town.aisho.shiga.jp

Aishō (愛荘町 Aishō-chō?) is a town located in Echi District in eastern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The town was founded on February 13, 2006 when the towns of Echigawa and Hatashō merged. The name "Aishō" combines the first character in "Echigawa" (知川?) and the second character in "Hatashō" (?).

As of February 2007 the town has an estimated population of 19,829. The total area is 37.98 km².

Neighboring communities[edit]

The town borders the cities of Hikone and Higashiōmi and the towns of Kōra, Taga and Toyosato in Inukami District.

Education[edit]

International schools:

Sister city[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.

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