Nasu Town Office
Location of Nasu in Tochigi Prefecture
|• Total||372.34 km2 (143.76 sq mi)|
|Population (May 2015)|
|• Density||67.9/km2 (176/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Common cuckoo|
|Address||3-13 Terakohei, Nasu-machi, Nasu-gun, Tochigi-ken 329-3222|
Nasu (那須町 Nasu-machi?) is a town located in Nasu District, Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 25,281 and a population density of 67.9 persons per km². Its total area was 372.34 km².
Nasu is located in the mountainous far northeast of Tochigi Prefecture.
Nasu and Iouno villages and Ashino Town were created within Nasu District on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. The three municipalities merged to form Nasu Town on November 3, 1954.
The economy of Nasu is heavily dependent on tourism from its numerous hot spring and ski resports.
- Tōhoku Expressway – Nasu IC, Nasu Kogen SA, Nasu Kogen IC
- Japan National Route 4
- Japan National Route 294
Media related to Nasu, Tochigi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)