Yasu, Shiga



Location of Yasu in Shiga Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°2′E / 35.067°N 136.033°E / 35.067; 136.033Coordinates: 35°4′N 136°2′E / 35.067°N 136.033°E / 35.067; 136.033
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
  Mayor Yoshiaki Yamanaka
  Total 80.15 km2 (30.95 sq mi)
Population (August 1, 2011)
  Total 50,583
  Density 630/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 2100-1, Koshinohara, Yasu-shi, Shiga-ken
Website www.city.yasu.lg.jp

Yasu (野洲市 Yasu-shi) is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Yasu was established on October 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yasu, absorbing the town of Chūzu (both from Yasu District). Therefore, Yasu District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

As of August 1, 2011 the city has an estimated population of 50,583 and a population density of 630 persons per km². The total area is 80.15 km².

Mt Mikami, a symbol of the city. Also called "Omi Fuji" from its form.

Notable people

Sister city


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