Yoshino, Nara

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Location of Yoshino in Nara Prefecture
Location of Yoshino in Nara Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Yoshino District
 • Total 95.96 km2 (37.05 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2007)
 • Total 9,397
 • Density 97.93/km2 (253.6/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 639-3192
Address 80-1 Ōaza Kamiichi, Yoshino-machi, Yoshino-gun, Nara-ken
Website Town of Yoshino

Yoshino (吉野町; -cho) is a town in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an about 10,550 people living there and a density of 110.61 people per km². The total area was 95.65 km².

Mt. Yoshino is famous for its 500,000 sakura trees. They are planted in three gardens at different altitude so that they bloom at different times of the spring.[source?]

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