Anan, Tokushima

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Anan

阿南市
Anan City
Anan City
Flag of Anan
Flag
Official seal of Anan
Emblem
Location of Anan in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Anan in Tokushima Prefecture
Anan is located in Japan
Anan
Anan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°55′N 134°40′E / 33.917°N 134.667°E / 33.917; 134.667Coordinates: 33°55′N 134°40′E / 33.917°N 134.667°E / 33.917; 134.667
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureTokushima Prefecture
Government
 • MayorYoshihito Iwasa
Area
 • Total279.39 km2 (107.87 sq mi)
Population
(October 1, 2016)
 • Total72,447
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeUme
 • FlowerSunflower
 • BirdSwallow
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address12-3, Tomiokachō Tonomachi, Anan City, Tokushima Prefecture
774-8501
Websitewww.city.anan.tokushima.jp

Anan (阿南市, Anan-shi) is a city in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on May 1, 1958.

As of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 72,447 and a population density of 260 inhabitants per square kilometre (670/sq mi). The total area is 279.39 km2 (107.87 sq mi).

On March 20, 2006, the towns of Hanoura and Nakagawa (both from Naka District) were merged into Anan.

Nichia, a global LED and electronic materials manufacturer has its headquarters in the city.[1] Also in the city is the static inverter plant of Kii Channel HVDC system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Corporate Information." Nichia Retrieved on September 10, 2015.

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