Nagayo, Nagasaki

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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
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Nagasaki Prefecture
District Nishisonogi
Area
 • Total 28.81 km2 (11.12 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2017)
 • Total 42,570
 • Density 1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese apricot
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
Website webtown.nagayo.jp

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

Geography

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

Neighbouring municipalities

History

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

Demographics

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 city

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

Transportation

Railway

Highway

Gallery

External links

  • Media related to Nagayo, Nagasaki at Wikimedia Commons
  • Nagayo official website (in Japanese)


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