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Encyclopedia > Numata, Gunma
Numata
沼田市
[[Image:|180px|Location of Numata]]
Numata's location in Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
Location
Country Japan
Region Kanto
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District {{{District}}}
Physical characteristics
Area 443.37 km²
Population (as of October, 2005)
     Total 55,500
     Density 125/km²
Location 36°39′N 139°03′E
Symbols
Tree sakura
Flower Chinese bellflower
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Symbol of Numata
Numata Hall
Mayor Mikio Hoshino
Address 〒378-8501
Numata,
Nishikurauchi-machi 780
Phone number 0278-23-2111
Official website: Numata City

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Numata (沼田市; Numata-shi) is a city located in Gunma prefecture, Japan. It is located in northern Gunma, bordered by Mt. Akagi and Mt. Hotaka. The kanji for Numata approximately means "boggy field." This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... Gunma Prefecture (or Gumma) (群馬県; Gunma-ken) is located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... AKAGI is a Japanese comic book that started in 1993 written by Nobuyuki Fukumoto about a game called Mah Jong. It is featured in the weekly magazine Modern Mah-Jong, and has even been adapted into a movie because of its popularity. ... Japanese writing Kanji 漢字 Kana 仮名 Hiragana 平仮名 Katakana 片仮名 Uses Furigana 振り仮名 Okurigana 送り仮名 Rōmaji ローマ字 Kanji ( (help· info)) are the Chinese characters (Hanzi) that are used in the modern Japanese logographic writing system along with hiragana (平仮名), katakana (片仮名) and the Roman alphabet. ...


The city was founded on 1 April 1954 and merged with two of the surrounding villages Shirasawa and Tone on February 13, 2005. As of this merger, the city has an estimated population of 55,500 and a population density of 125 persons per km². The total area is 443.37 km²;. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shirasawa (白沢村; -mura) was a village located in Tone District, Gunma, Japan. ... Tone (利根村; -mura) was a village located in Tone District, Gunma, Japan. ... February 13 is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ...

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History

  • On April 1 1889, the municipal governments of the town of Numata and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune, Kawada, Shirasawa, and Azuma were created in the Tone District. The village of Akagine was also created in the Kita-Seta District.
  • On April 1 1896, the Kita-Seta district and Tone District merged to form a new Tone District. .
  • On April 1 1954, the town of Numata and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune, and Kawada merged to form the city of Numata.
  • On September 30 1956, the villages of Azuma and Akagine merged to form the village of Tone
  • On February 13 2005, the villages of Shirasawa and Tone were incorporated into the city of Numata.

1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Tone (利根郡; -gun) is a district located in Gunma, Japan. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shirasawa (白沢村; -mura) was a village located in Tone District, Gunma, Japan. ... Tone (利根村; -mura) was a village located in Tone District, Gunma, Japan. ...

Sister cities and associations

Shizuoka (静岡市; -shi) is the capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... The term prefecture (from the Latin Praefectura) indicates the office, seat, territorial circonscription of a Prefect; consequentally, like that word, is its applied in English in relation to actual Prefects, whose title is just that (or the forms it takes in other, especially Romance, languages), in the broadest sense in... Shimoda is the name of several places or a character. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Freising is a city in Bavaria, Germany, capital of the district Freising. ... The Free State of Bavaria  (German: Freistaat Bayern), with an area of 70,553 km² (27,241 square miles) and 12. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Education

Elementary schools

  • Numata Elementary School
  • Numata Higashi Elementary School
  • Numata Kita Elementary School
  • Masugata Elementary School
  • Tonami Higashi Elementary School
  • Ikeda Elementary School
  • Usune Elementary School
  • Kawada Elementary School
  • Shirasawa Elementary School
  • Tone Azuma Elementary School
  • Hiragawa Elementary School
  • Tone Nishi Elementary School
  • Tana Elementary School

Junior high schools

  • Numata Jr. High School
  • Numata Minami Jr. High School
  • Numata Nishi Jr. High School
  • Numata Higashi Jr. High School
  • Ikeda Jr. High School
  • Usune Jr. High School
  • Shirasawa Jr. High School
  • Tone Jr. High School
  • Tana Jr. High School

High schools

  • Numata High School
  • Numata Girls' High School
  • Tone Jitsu High School
  • Oze High School

External links

  • Information about Numata
  • Numata official website (in Japanese)
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  Results from FactBites:
 
numata, gunma - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com (89 words)
Numata (沼田市; Numatashi) is a city located in Gunma prefecture, Japan.
The kanji for Numata approximately means "boggy field." The city was founded on 1 April 1954 and merged with two of the surrounding villages Shirasawa and Tone on February 13, 2005.
As of this merger, but with 2003 population data, the city has an estimated population of 54,693 and a population density of 123 persons per km².
Omnipelagos.com ~ article "Numata, Gunma" (242 words)
The city was founded on 1 April 1954 and merged with two of the surrounding villages Shirasawa and Tone on February 13, 2005.
On April 1 1889, the municipal governments of the town of Numata and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune, Kawada, Shirasawa, and Azuma were created in the Tone District.
On April 1 1954, the town of Numata and the villages of Tonami, Ikeda, Usune, and Kawada merged to form the city of Numata.
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