Nasukarasuyama

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Nasukarasuyama
那須烏山市
City
Nasukarasuyama City Hall
Nasukarasuyama City Hall
Flag of Nasukarasuyama
Flag
Official seal of Nasukarasuyama
Seal
Location of Nasukarasuyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Location of Nasukarasuyama in Tochigi Prefecture
Nasukarasuyama is located in Japan
Nasukarasuyama
Nasukarasuyama
 
Coordinates: 36°39′24.8″N 140°9′5.1″E / 36.656889°N 140.151417°E / 36.656889; 140.151417Coordinates: 36°39′24.8″N 140°9′5.1″E / 36.656889°N 140.151417°E / 36.656889; 140.151417
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
Area
 • Total 174.35 km2 (67.32 sq mi)
Population (May 2015)
 • Total 27,059
 • Density 155/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Magnolia kobus
- Bird Crow
Phone number 0287-83-1111
Address 1-1-1 Chuo, Nasukarasuyama-shi, Tochigi-ken 321-0692
Website Official website

Nasukarasuyama (那須烏山市 Nasukarasuyama-shi?) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the city had an estimated population of 27,059 and a population density of 155 persons per km². Its total area was 174.35 km².

History[edit]

The area began as a castle town for Karasuyama Domain in the Edo period, centered on Karasuyama Castle, a fortification dating to the Kamakura period. Karasuyama Town was established with the creation of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. It merged with the neighboring villages of Mukada, Sakai, and Nanago on March 31, 1954. 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).

Geography[edit]

Nasukarasuyama is located in the eastern of Tochigi Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nsukarasuyama (2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.0
(62.6)
18.5
(65.3)
20.9
(69.6)
24.4
(75.9)
30.0
(86)
31.0
(87.8)
37.3
(99.1)
35.5
(95.9)
35.2
(95.4)
28.1
(82.6)
21.8
(71.2)
37.3
(99.1)
Average high °C (°F) 9.5
(49.1)
8.7
(47.7)
11.6
(52.9)
15.6
(60.1)
22.4
(72.3)
27.2
(81)
31.2
(88.2)
32.5
(90.5)
27.9
(82.2)
21.1
(70)
16.6
(61.9)
Average low °C (°F) −6.1
(21)
−2.8
(27)
0.4
(32.7)
4.1
(39.4)
10.3
(50.5)
16.4
(61.5)
21.8
(71.2)
22.9
(73.2)
18.1
(64.6)
11.9
(53.4)
2.5
(36.5)
Record low °C (°F) −10.3
(13.5)
−8.8
(16.2)
−5.1
(22.8)
−2.4
(27.7)
2.7
(36.9)
7.0
(44.6)
18.9
(66)
20.3
(68.5)
7.6
(45.7)
1.6
(34.9)
−2.3
(27.9)
−10.3
(13.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 1.0
(0.039)
75.0
(2.953)
123.0
(4.843)
189.0
(7.441)
179.0
(7.047)
206.0
(8.11)
189.0
(7.441)
23.0
(0.906)
270.0
(10.63)
161.5
(6.358)
57.0
(2.244)
Source: 気象庁[1]

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Yamaage Matsuri
  • Yamaage Kaikan
  • Karasuyama Castle

References[edit]

  1. ^ "那須烏山 2010年". Japan Meteorological Agency. Retrieved 2010-12-18. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Nasukarasuyama, Tochigi at Wikimedia Commons