Kawagoe, Mie

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Kawagoe Town Office
Kawagoe Town Office
Flag of Kawagoe
Location of Kawagoe in Mie Prefecture
Location of Kawagoe in Mie Prefecture
Kawagoe is located in Japan
Coordinates: 35°1′N 136°40′E / 35.017°N 136.667°E / 35.017; 136.667Coordinates: 35°1′N 136°40′E / 35.017°N 136.667°E / 35.017; 136.667
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Mie
 • Total 8.71 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population (November 2012)
 • Total 14,435
 • Density 1,660/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Round Leaf Holly
- Flower Narcissus
Phone number 059-366-7112
Address 280 Toyota-isshiki Minami-Udono, Kawagoe-chō, Mie-gun, Mie-ken 510-8588
Website www.town.kawagoe.mie.jp

Kawagoe (川越町 Kawagoe-chō?) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2012, the town had an estimated population of 14,435 and a population density of 1660 persons per km². The total area was 8.71 km².


Kawagoe is located in northeastern Mie Prefecture, in the lowlands bordering on Ise Bay. Parts of the municipality are polders, at (or near) sealevel.

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The area of present-day Kawagoe was part of the holdings of Kuwana Domain in the Edo period, and was an area of large scale land reclamation projects by the Domain to increase its rice lands. During the Meiji period, Kawagoe was one of the villages established within Asake District of Mie Prefecture in 1889. Asake District was abolished in 1896, and merged with Mie District. Kawagoe village was raised to town status on October 17, 1957.




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