Yuasa, Wakayama

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Yuasa
湯浅町
Town
Yuasa town office
Yuasa town office
Flag of Yuasa
Flag
Official seal of Yuasa
Emblem
Location of Yuasa in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Yuasa in Wakayama Prefecture
Yuasa is located in Japan
Yuasa
Yuasa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°02′N 135°11′E / 34.033°N 135.183°E / 34.033; 135.183Coordinates: 34°02′N 135°11′E / 34.033°N 135.183°E / 34.033; 135.183
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureWakayama Prefecture
DistrictArida
Area
 • Total20.80 km2 (8.03 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total11,960
 • Density580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.yuasa.wakayama.jp

Yuasa (湯浅町, Yuasa-chō) is a town located in Arida District, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 11,960 and a density of 580 persons per km². The total area is 20.80 km².

There are four elementary schools, one junior high school, and one senior high school.

Yuasa is famous for soy sauce as well as whitebait fish, known as shirasu.


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