Awa, Tokushima


Location of Awa in Tokushima Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833Coordinates: 34°04′44″N 134°14′18″E / 34.07889°N 134.23833°E / 34.07889; 134.23833
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
District Awa
  Mayor Kunikatsu Nozaki (since May 2009)
  Total 190.97 km2 (73.73 sq mi)
Population (2005)
  Total 43,145
  Density 226/km2 (590/sq mi)
  Tree Zelkova serrata
  Flower Cosmos
  Bird Cettia diphone
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Awacho, Higashihara 173, Awa City, Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県阿波市阿波町東原173)

Awa (阿波市 Awa-shi) is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Awa was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Awa, absorbing the town of Ichiba (both from Awa District), and the towns of Donari and Yoshino (all from Itano District). It is located in the former Awa Province (Tokushima).

As of 2005, the city has an estimated population of 43,145 and a population density of 226 persons per km². The total area is 190.97 km².

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