Location of Higashikagawa in Kagawa Prefecture
|• Total||152.83 km2 (59.01 sq mi)|
|Population (May 1, 2017)|
|• Density||210/km2 (540/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
The modern city of Higashikagawa was established on April 1, 2003, from the merger of three towns from the eastern part of the former Ōkawa District: Hiketa, Ōchi and Shirotori. Ōkawa District was dissolved as a result of the formation of Higashikagawa.
Higashikagawa is famed for its wasanbon production.
- Media related to Higashikagawa, Kagawa at Wikimedia Commons
- Higashikagawa City official website (in Japanese)
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