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Location of Yasu in Shiga Prefecture
|• Mayor||Yoshiaki Yamanaka|
|• Total||80.15 km2 (30.95 sq mi)|
(October 1, 2016)
|• Density||630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
|City hall address||2100-1, Koshinohara, Yasu-shi, Shiga-ken|
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.
- Th singer Takanori Nishikawa grew up in Yasu.
- The photographer Atsushi Fujiwara grew up in Yasu.
- 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)>
- 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.
- Cannon, Robert (2012). "State of the Township - 2012". State of the Township 2012. Charter Township of Clinton. Retrieved 2012-05-28.
- Media related to Yasu, Shiga at Wikimedia Commons
- Official Yasu City official website (in Japanese)
- Yasu International Association
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