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Inawashiro (猪苗代町; -machi) is a town located in Yama District, Fukushima, Japan. Inawashiro rests on the shores of Inawashiro Lake, one of the largest lakes in Japan. It is also the birthplace of the famous doctor, Hideyo Noguchi who contributed to knowledge in the fight against syphillis and yellow fever. A town (町 chō) is a local administrative unit in Japan. ... Yama (耶麻郡; -gun) is a district located in Fukushima, Japan. ... Fukushima Prefecture (福島県 Fukushima-ken) is located in the Tohoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Noguchi Hideyo (野口 英世 November 9, 1876 - May 21, 1928) was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist who discovered the agent of syphilis disease in 1911. ...

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 17,319 and a density of 43.85 persons per km². The total area is 395.00 km². 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

External links

  • Inawashiro official website in Japanese (some English content)

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Snow Japan - Resort reviews for Inawashiro, (811 words)
There was a short section of off-piste on the ridge that runs parallel to the single chairlift at the top of Inawashiro ski resort (I can't remember which resort was which but if your looking at the resort from the bottom it's the one on the right).
Inawashiro is a nice little resort, especially the Minero portion of the mountain.
Inawashiro is just off the Banetsu expressway, and is two resorts in one.
Fukushima --  Encyclopædia Britannica (434 words)
Its area of 5,322 square miles (13,784 square km) is mostly mountainous, and settlement is concentrated in small interior basins and along the coast.
Inawashiro Lake, 40 square miles (100 square km) in area, occupies the centre of the ken.
Inawashiro Lake, 40 square miles (100 square km) in area, occupies the centre of the ken. Fukushima ken contains the southern extension of Bandai-Asahi...
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