Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi

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Location of Nasukarasuyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Nasukarasuyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Nasukarasuyama is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°39′N 140°9′E / 36.650°N 140.150°E / 36.650; 140.150Coordinates: 36°39′N 140°9′E / 36.650°N 140.150°E / 36.650; 140.150
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
 • Total 174.42 km2 (67.34 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2006)
 • Total 30,894
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Nasukarasuyama

Nasukarasuyama (那須烏山市 Nasukarasuyama-shi?) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2006, the city has an estimated population of 30,894 and a population density of 180 persons per km². The total area is 174.42 km².

The modern city of Nasukarasuyama was established on October 1, 2005, from the merger of the towns of Karasuyama and Minaminasu (both from Nasu District).

Nasu-Karasuyama City has one main street called Chuo Dori. This main street has a number of small businesses. Off this main street, there is the Yamaage Kaikan, and a place where Yamaage festival is held in summer. Loosely translated, this means "mountain deification". A shopping center (Beisia) is located slightly outside the center of the city.

There Karasuyama train line connects to Hoshakuji and Utsunomiya.

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