Awa, Tokushima

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Awa

阿波市
Dochū-Kōtsu Prefectural Natural Park 土柱高越県立自然公園.jpg
Flag of Awa
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Official seal of Awa
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Location of Awa in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Awa in Tokushima Prefecture
Awa is located in Japan
Awa
Awa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureTokushima Prefecture
DistrictAwa
Government
 • MayorKunikatsu Nozaki (since May 2009)
Area
 • Total190.97 km2 (73.73 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total36,668
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeZelkova serrata
 • FlowerCosmos
 • BirdCettia diphone
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressAwacho, Higashihara 173, Awa City, Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県阿波市阿波町東原173)
771–1703

Awa (阿波市, Awa-shi) is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Awa was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Awa, absorbing the town of Ichiba (both from Awa District), and the towns of Donari and Yoshino (all from Itano District). It is located in the former Awa Province (Tokushima).

As of 2016, the city has an estimated population of 36,668 and a population density of 190 persons per km². The total area is 190.97 km².

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