Nasu District, Tochigi

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A map of discontiguous Nasu District. The town of Nasu is to the north, Nakagawa to the south.

Nasu (那須郡, Nasu-gun) is a district located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.[1] The district consists of the two discontiguous towns of Nasu and Nakagawa,[2] separated by the city of Ōtawara in the middle.[3]


The total area of the district was 1,209.59 km²[citation needed] before the former constituent towns of Nishinasuno, and Shiobara were consolidated with Kuroiso to form the new city of Nasushiobara on January 1, 2005.[4] In 2003, the district had an estimated population of 154,881 and a density of 128.04 persons per km².[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "SWA - Nasu Highlands". swagroup.com. Retrieved 2015-06-29. 
  2. ^ "Nasu Highland and Nakagawa". japanguides.net. Retrieved 2015-06-29. 
  3. ^ "Ōtawara - Tochigi-ken - Japan - Asia Map". satellitecitymaps.com. Retrieved 2015-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Consolidation of Local Governments in Japan and Effects on Sister City Relationships" (PDF). Consulate General of Japan, San Francisco. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 17, 2006. Retrieved 2015-06-29. 

Coordinates: 37°01′55″N 140°07′30″E / 37.032°N 140.125°E / 37.032; 140.125