Komono Town Office
Location of Komono in Mie Prefecture
|• Total||106.89 km2 (41.27 sq mi)|
|Population (November 2012)|
|• Density||377/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Zelkova serrata|
|Address||1480 Komoro, Komoro-chō, Mie-gun, Mie-ken 510-1292|
Komono (菰野町 Komono-chō?) is a town located in Mie Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2012, the town had an estimated population of 40,289 and a population density of 377 persons per km². The total area was 106.89 km².
Komoro was the center of 12,000 koku Komono Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate, ruled by the Hijitaka clan from 1600 until the Meiji restoration of 1871. In the establishment of municipalities under the Meiji government’s reforms, it became Komoro village within Mie District of Mie Prefecture. Komoro was elevated to town status in 1928.
- Tomoya Uchida – professional soccer player
- Yuki Nishi – professional baseball player
- Takuma Asano - professional soccer player
Media related to Komono, Mie at Wikimedia Commons
- Komono official website (Japanese)