Top left:Nojima Fault, Top right:Akashi Strait Bridge and side of Honshu, 2nd left:Awaji Dream Stage theme park, 2nd left:Onokoro Theme Park, 3rd left:Peace Statue in Awaji Kannon Temple, 3rd right:Esaki Lighthouse, Bottom left:View of Ferriwheel in Awaji rest-house, Bottom right:Entrance in Honbuku Temple
Location of Awaji in Hyōgo Prefecture
|• Mayor||Yasuhiko Kado (since April 2005)|
|• Total||184.05 km2 (71.06 sq mi)|
|Population (July 1, 2012)|
|• Density||257.85/km2 (667.8/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Prunus serrulata|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Notable local places to visit are Awaji Yumebutai (Kiseki No Hoshi Greenhouse), Nojima Fault (the focus of the Great Hanshin earthquake), Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park, Honpuku-ji Temple and Awaji World Park Onokoro.
Kansai University of Nursing and Health Sciences is also located in the city.
Bicycle rental scheme
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