Yoshinogawa, Tokushima

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Yoshinogawa
吉野川市
City
Yoshinogawa city
Yoshinogawa city
Flag of Yoshinogawa
Flag
Official seal of Yoshinogawa
Symbol
Location of Yoshinogawa in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Yoshinogawa in Tokushima Prefecture
Yoshinogawa is located in Japan
Yoshinogawa
Yoshinogawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°03′47″N 134°21′41″E / 34.06306°N 134.36139°E / 34.06306; 134.36139Coordinates: 34°03′47″N 134°21′41″E / 34.06306°N 134.36139°E / 34.06306; 134.36139
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Tetsuya Kawamata (since November 2004)
Area
 • Total 144.19 km2 (55.67 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 40,949
 • Density 280/km2 (740/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Rhododendron
 • Flower Chrysanthemum
 • Bird Alcedo atthis
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Kamoshimachō Kamoshima115-1, Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県吉野川市鴨島町鴨島115番地1)
776-8611
Website www.city.yoshinogawa.lg.jp

Yoshinogawa (吉野川市?, Yoshinogawa-shi) is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.

As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 40,949 and a population density of 280 persons per km². The total area is 144.19 km².

The modern city of Yoshinogawa was established on October 1, 2004, from the merger of the towns of Kamojima, Kawashima and Yamakawa, and the village of Misato (all from Oe District, which was dissolved as a result of this merger).

The eponymous Yoshino River forms the northern border of the city.

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