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Kusatsu is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on October 15, 1954., the city has an estimated population of 123,690 and a population density of 1,820 persons per km². The total area is 67.92 km².OverviewIn Edo era, Kusatsu developed as a junction shukuba of Tōkaidō and Nakasendō, Kusatsu-juku. The city and its adjoing city Rittō are still an important traffic junction of southern Shiga; Biwako Line, Kusatsu Line, Meishin Expressway, Shin-Meishin Expressway, Japan National Route 1 and Japan National Route 8. So Kusatsu is a regional commercial center next to the capital city Otsu.Kusatsu can be reached from Kyoto within 30 min by travelling by train on the Biwako Line. The heart of the city mostly comprises large new apartment blocks and many people chose to live there due to the ease of commuting to work in central Kansai such as Kyoto and Osaka. For similar reasons, there are several business hotels, love hotels and hotels catering for weddings around Kusatsu. Ritsumeikan University of Kyoto has a subcampus in Kusatsu.
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