Location of Ayagawa in Kagawa Prefecture
|• Total||109.67 km2 (42.34 sq mi)|
|Population (September 1, 2011)|
|• Density||230/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
As of September 2011, the town has an estimated population of 25,294. The total area is 109.67 km².
Ayagawa is well known within Kagawa prefecture for several notable udon noodle shops, as well as the Takinomiya Tenmangu Shrine. It has suffered a collapse of local businesses due to the construction of a large shopping complex. As a result, the former commercial areas are in a state of decay.
Public transport in Ayagawa is limited. There is a shuttle bus service which has stops in various locations around the city; however, the frequency of shuttles is limited to roughly 1 every hour. Ayagawa also contains several train stations along the Kotoden trainline that runs between Takamatsu and Kotohira.
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