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Location of Komoro in Nagano Prefecture
|• Mayor||Tsutomu Serizawa (since April 2004)|
|• Total||98.66 km2 (38.09 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|• Density||448.71/km2 (1,162.2/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Prunus mume|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||3-3-3 Aioi-chō, Komoro-shi, Nagano-ken
- February 1, 1954 - Komoro absorbed the villages of Kawanabe, Kitaoi and Osato (all from Kitasaku District).
- April 1, 1954 - Komoro was elevated city status after absorbing the villages of Minamioi and Mioka (both from Kitasaku District).
- April 1, 1959 - Parts of the town of Tobu (now part of the city of Tomi) was merged into Komoro and the city has been unchanged since.
- Komoro-shogyo High School
- Komoro High School
Junior high schools
- Ashihara Junior high school
- Komoro-higashi Junior high school
- Kaikoen, a park in the center of Komoro containing the foundations of Komoro Castle as well as a museum dedicated to Shimazaki Toson (see below) and a zoo.
- Nunobikki, a temple dating from 1252 located at the top of a ravine. About a 5-minute drive outside of town, walking is possible if you know where to go.
- Mountain hiking in Takamine, close to the active volcano Mt Asama, about a 30-minute drive uphill from Komoro.
- Shimazaki Toson, poet and writer. Toson spent a period teaching in Komoro, and is featured in a dedicated museum located within Komoro's Kaikoen park.
- Sodo Yokoyama, a leaf-flute Zen Master who lived as a hermit in Komoro's Kaikoen Park until 1980. Yokoyama was inspired by an earlier resident of Komoro, the poet and writer Shimazaki Toson. See Arthur Braverman's excellent article for some personal recollections of Yokoyama.
- Tsuchiya, Keiichi, Japanese race car driver & D1 pioneer
Twin towns — Sister cities
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