Tano, Kōchi

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Tano
田野町
Town
Tano town hall
Tano town hall
Flag of Tano
Flag
Official seal of Tano
Symbol
Location of Tano in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Tano in Kōchi Prefecture
Tano is located in Japan
Tano
Tano
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°26′N 134°1′E / 33.433°N 134.017°E / 33.433; 134.017Coordinates: 33°26′N 134°1′E / 33.433°N 134.017°E / 33.433; 134.017
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
District Aki
Area
 • Total 6.56 km2 (2.53 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2017)
 • Total 2,736
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.chugei.or.jp/tano/

Tano (田野町?, Tano-chō) is a town located in Aki District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 2,736[1] and a density of 420 persons per km². The total area is 6.56 km².

It is a well provisioned place, being on the newly built Gomen-Nahari line and boasts a "3-F" convenience store, well-stocked supermarkets, a bank, station and several interesting sights. The local 23-park onsen is famous in the area; it was named after the park in which 23 samurai committed suicide. There is also a stop-over house from feudal times that the lord of Kōchi would use on his regular pilgrimages to the capital. Much of the house is still visible today. There are three schools in the town and two kindergartens as well as a variety of restaurants and local stores.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Tano Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Tano Town. Retrieved 3 May 2017. 

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