Tobe, Ehime

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Tobe

砥部町
Town
Flag of Tobe
Flag
Official seal of Tobe
Chapter
Location of Tobe in Ehime Prefecture
Location of Tobe in Ehime Prefecture
Tobe is located in Japan
Tobe
Tobe
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°45′N 132°48′E / 33.750°N 132.800°E / 33.750; 132.800Coordinates: 33°45′N 132°48′E / 33.750°N 132.800°E / 33.750; 132.800
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Ehime Prefecture
District Iyo
Area
 • Total 101.57 km2 (39.22 sq mi)
Population
(May 1, 2017)
 • Total 21,471
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Sawtooth Oak (, Kunugi)
 • Flower Ume ()
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
City hall address 1392 Miyauchi, Tobe-chō, Iyo-gun, Ehime-ken
791-2195
Website www.town.tobe.ehime.jp

Tobe (砥部町, Tobe-chō) is a town located in Iyo District, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 1, 2005, the village of Hirota, also from Iyo District, was merged into Tobe.

As of May 1, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 21,471 and a density of 210 persons per km².[1] The total area is 101.57 km².

Geography

Surrounding municipalities

Education

Ehime Prefectural University of Health Science is located in the town. Furthermore, Tobe contains a high school, a junior high school and three elementary schools.

Transportation

Highways

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "Official website of Tobe Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Tobe Town. Retrieved 26 May 2017.

External links

  • Media related to Tobe, Ehime at Wikimedia Commons
  • Tobe official website (in Japanese)


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