Nanae, Hokkaido

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Nanae
七飯町
Town
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Hepburn romanization Nanae-chō
Nanae Town Hall (May 2009)
Nanae Town Hall (May 2009)
Flag of Nanae
Flag
Official seal of Nanae
Seal
The location of Nanae in Oshima Subprefecture.
The location of Nanae in Oshima Subprefecture.
Nanae is located in Japan
Nanae
Nanae
Location of Nanae in Japan
Coordinates: 41°54′N 140°42′E / 41.900°N 140.700°E / 41.900; 140.700Coordinates: 41°54′N 140°42′E / 41.900°N 140.700°E / 41.900; 140.700
Country Japan
Prefecture Hokkaido
Subprefecture Oshima Subprefecture
District Kameda
Government
 • Mayor (町長?, chōchō) Yasuichi Chūgō (安一 中宮?)
Area
 • Total 216.61 km2 (83.63 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2017)
 • Total 28,514
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Post code 041-1192
Area code(s) 01337
Official Tree Japanese Red Pine
Official Flower Apple
Government Office Address 6-1-1 Hon-chō, Nanae-chō, Kameda-gun, Hokkaidō 041-1192
Government Office Telephone 0138-65-2511
Website www.town.nanae.hokkaido.jp

Nanae (七飯町?, Nanae-chō) is a town located in Kameda District, Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

In April 2017, the town had an estimated population of 28,514, with 13,639 households,[1] and a density of 130 persons per km². The total area is 216.61 km².

Geography[edit]

Nanae is at the southern end of the Oshima Peninsula, about 16 km away from Hakodate.[2] The name of "Nanae" (七重?) is derived from two former villages, Nanae (?) and Iida (?).

History[edit]

  • 1897: Nanae village and Iida village was merged to form Nanae village.[3]
  • 1902: Nanae village was merged with neighboring villages and became a Second Class Village.
  • 1957: Nanae village became Nanae town.

Transportation[edit]

Education[edit]

  • High school
    • Hokkaido Nanae High School[4]

Sister cities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Nanae Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Nanae Town. Retrieved 16 May 2017. 
  2. ^ 町のすがた. Official Website (in Japanese). Nanae Town. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  3. ^ 七飯町史
  4. ^ 北海道七飯高等学校
  5. ^ "Human Services: Concord-Nanae Network Sister City". Official Website. Town of Concord Massachusetts. Retrieved 22 April 2010. 
  6. ^ コンコード町との交流. Official Website (in Japanese). Nanae Town. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 
  7. ^ 交流のあゆみ. Official Website (in Japanese). Nanae Town. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 

External links[edit]

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