Toyo town hall
Location of Tōyō in Kōchi Prefecture
|• Total||74.09 km2 (28.61 sq mi)|
(March 31, 2017)
|• Density||35/km2 (91/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
Yasuoki Tashima, the former mayor of the town, brought national and worldwide attention when he applied to host Japan's high level nuclear waste repository in Tōyō. The plan was met with resistance from the town and he lost a subsequent election and resigned. He has expressed intention to run again.
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