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Anan, Nagano

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Country  Japan
District  Shimoina
Area  123.1 km²
Local time  Thursday 6:12 AM
Region  Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Phone number  0265-35-3111
Population  4,880 (Oct 2016)
Prefecture  Nagano Prefecture
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Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address  58-1 Tojo, Anan-machi, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1511
Weather  0°C, Wind NE at 3 km/h, 98% Humidity
Points of interest  Niino Pass, Bentoyama, Hasshakuyama

Anan (阿南町, Anan-chō) is a town located in Shimoina District in far southern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the town had an estimated population of 4,880 and a population density of 39.7 persons per km². Its total area was 123.07 square kilometres (47.52 sq mi).


Map of Anan, Shimoina District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan


Located at the southern tip of Nagano Prefecture, Anan is surrounded by the Japanese Alps. The center of the town located on the right bank of the Tenryū River.

Surrounding municipalities

  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Urugi
  • Shimojō
  • Tenryū
  • Achi
  • Hiraya
  • Yasuoka
  • Aichi Prefecture
  • Toyone
  • History

    The area of present-day Anan was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern town was established on July 1, 1957 by the merger of the villages of Oshimojo, Wago and Asage.


    Anan has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the town government. The town has one public high school operated by the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education.


  • The town does not have any passenger railway service.
  • Highway

  • Japan National Route 151
  • Japan National Route 418
  • References

    Anan, Nagano Wikipedia

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