Yasu, Shiga

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Yasu

野洲市
Flag of Yasu
Flag
Official seal of Yasu
Emblem
Location of Yasu in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Yasu in Shiga Prefecture
Yasu is located in Japan
Yasu
Yasu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°2′E / 35.067°N 136.033°E / 35.067; 136.033Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°2′E / 35.067°N 136.033°E / 35.067; 136.033
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureShiga Prefecture
Government
 • MayorYoshiaki Yamanaka
Area
 • Total80.15 km2 (30.95 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total50,233
 • Density630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2100-1, Koshinohara, Yasu-shi, Shiga-ken
520-2395
Websitewww.city.yasu.lg.jp

Yasu (野洲市, Yasu-shi) is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Yasu was established on October 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yasu, absorbing the town of Chūzu (both from Yasu District). Therefore, Yasu District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 50,233 and a population density of 630 persons per km². The total area is 80.15 km².

Mt Mikami, a symbol of the city. Also called "Omi Fuji" from its form.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 滋賀ふるさと観光大使, Shiga Prefecture, February 18, 2011, accessed April 13, 2011 <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved April 13, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)>
  2. ^ 故郷の記憶たどる 1年かけ向き合い撮影 県出身の藤原敦さん、大津できょうから /滋賀, Mainichi Shinbun, 6 October 2018.
  3. ^ Cannon, Robert (2012). "State of the Township - 2012". State of the Township 2012. Charter Township of Clinton. Retrieved 2012-05-28.

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