Yoshinogawa, Tokushima


Location of Yoshinogawa in Tokushima Prefecture

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
  Mayor Tetsuya Kawamata (since November 2004)
  Total 144.19 km2 (55.67 sq mi)
Population (June 1, 2011)
  Total 44,726
  Density 307.07/km2 (795.3/sq mi)
  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)
Website www.city.yoshinogawa.lg.jp

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

As of June 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 44,726, with 17,573 households and a population density of 307.07 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.

Persons from Yoshinogawa

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