Nose, Osaka

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Nose
能勢町
Town
Flag of Nose
Flag
Location of Nose in Osaka Prefecture
Location of Nose in Osaka Prefecture
Nose is located in Japan
Nose
Nose
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°58′N 135°25′E / 34.967°N 135.417°E / 34.967; 135.417Coordinates: 34°58′N 135°25′E / 34.967°N 135.417°E / 34.967; 135.417
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Kinki
Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
District Toyono
Government
 • Mayor Kazuhiro Naka
Area
 • Total 98.68 km2 (38.10 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 9,971
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address 28 Shukuno, Nose-chō, Toyono-gun, Osaka-fu
563-0392
Website www.town.nose.osaka.jp

Nose (能勢町, Nose-chō) (Japanese pronunciation: [nose]) is a town situated in Toyono District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 2016, the town has an estimated population of 9,971 and a density of 100 persons per km². The total area is 98.68 km².

"Noma Keyaki" in Nose

Nose is noted for the "Noma Keyaki", a 1,000-year-old Keyaki tree, 25 m tall, 11.95 m trunk circumference.[1]

In 1837, there was an important peasant revolt in Nose, in the context of the Tenpō famine (1833-1839), some months after Ōshio Heihachirō’s riot.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Osaka Toyono County: Noma Keyaki (in Japanese; google translation)
  2. ^ J. Newmark, Yamadaya Daisuke’s 1837 Nose Movement, Early Modern Japan: An Interdisciplinary Journal v. 22 (2014), p. 8-28

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