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Nagano, Nagano

Administration
Full name長野市 · Nagano City
Official name長野市 · Nagano City
JapaneseName長野
Settlement typeCore city
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu
PrefectureNagano Prefecture
Government
MayorShōichi Washizawa
Geography
Total Area322.3 sq mi (834.85 km2)
Demography
Total Population387146 (April 1, 2011)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (0/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneJapan Standard Time (UTC+9)

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|}, the capital city of Nagano Prefecture, is located in the northern part of the prefecture near the confluence of the Chikuma and the Sai rivers, on the main Japanese island of Honshū.

As of April 1, 2011 the city has a population of 387,146. The total land area is 834.85 km2.

Within hours after a major earthquake and resulting tsunami hit northeastern Japan near Sendai (see 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami), a 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit Nagano Prefecture on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 3:59am local time. There were no reports of damage or casualties.


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