Location of Shōwa in Gunma Prefecture
|• Total||64.17 km2 (24.78 sq mi)|
|Population (September 1, 2007)|
|• Density||121.15/km2 (313.8/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Bird||Green Pheasant|
|Address||Shōwa-mura, 388 Ōaza Itoi
|Website||Village of Shōwa|
As of September 1, 2007, the village had an estimated population of 7,774 and a density of 121.15 persons per km². The total area is 64.17 km². Shōwa-mura is primarily a farming village, but is also home to a large Canon factory. It is famous for producing Konjac or Konnyaku as well as other fresh fruits and vegetables.
Located on the northwestern slopes of Mt. Akagi, it is surrounded on the north, east, and west by the city of Numata and borders Shibukawa to the south. The village is situated in central Gunma Prefecture.
- Primary Schools
- Higashi Elementary School
- Okawara Elementary School
- Minami Elementary School
- Junior High Schools
- Shōwa Junior High School
- "MapionBB". MapionBB (in Japanese). August 2006. Retrieved 2006-09-02.
Media related to Shōwa, Gunma at Wikimedia Commons
- Shōwa official website (Japanese)
|This Gunma Prefecture location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|