Nagayo, Nagasaki

Nagayo (長与町, Nagayo-chō) is a town located in Nishisonogi District, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan.

Nagayo

長与町
Town
Nagayo River
Nagayo River
Flag of Nagayo
Flag
Official seal of Nagayo
Chapter
Location of Nagayo in Nagasaki Prefecture
Location of Nagayo in Nagasaki Prefecture
Nagayo is located in Japan
Nagayo
Nagayo
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°49′N 129°53′E / 32.817°N 129.883°E / 32.817; 129.883Coordinates: 32°49′N 129°53′E / 32.817°N 129.883°E / 32.817; 129.883
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureNagasaki Prefecture
DistrictNishisonogi
Area
 • Total28.81 km2 (11.12 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2017)
 • Total42,570
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Websitewebtown.nagayo.jp
Symbols
TreeJapanese apricot

GeographyEdit

Nagayo is located within the southern part of Nagasaki prefecture and resides at the south of Ōmura Bay.

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HistoryEdit

In the Edo period of the late 18th century, Nagayo ware became established and produced until the end of the 19th century.

DemographicsEdit

As of March 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 42,570 and a density of 1,500 persons per km². The total area is 28.81 km².

Sister cityEdit

Nagayo have a sister city relationship with the town of Wethersfield from Connecticut since 1999.

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