Yoshino, Nara

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Yoshino

吉野町
Town
Flag of Yoshino
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Location of Yoshino in Nara Prefecture
Location of Yoshino in Nara Prefecture
Yoshino is located in Japan
Yoshino
Yoshino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°24′N 135°51′E / 34.400°N 135.850°E / 34.400; 135.850Coordinates: 34°24′N 135°51′E / 34.400°N 135.850°E / 34.400; 135.850
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureNara Prefecture
DistrictYoshino
Area
 • Total95.96 km2 (37.05 sq mi)
Population
 (September 1, 2007)
 • Total9,397
 • Density97.93/km2 (253.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address80-1 Ōaza Kamiichi, Yoshino-machi, Yoshino-gun, Nara-ken
639-3192
Websitewww.town.yoshino.nara.jp

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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