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Nakano is a city located in northern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 43,573 and a population density of 388 persons per km². Its total area was 112.18sqkm.GeographyLocated in the northern region of Nagano prefecture, the weather in Nakano varies greatly over the seasons. Summers are hot and humid with temperatures often over 30 degrees Celsius, while winters are cold and snowy with temperatures around −10 degrees Celsius. In spring, Nakano is full of cherry and grape blossoms.Surrounding municipalitiesNagano Prefecture Iiyama Nagano Obuse Takayama Yamanouchi Kijimadaira IizunaHistoryThe area of present-day Nakano was part of ancient Shinano Province. The area was part of the direct holdings of the Tokugawa shogunate during the Edo period tenryō and was administered from Nakano jin'ya. The modern town of Nakano was established on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. It was elevated to city status on July 1, 1955 by the merger of the town with neighboring villages of Hino, Entoku, Nagaoka, Hiraoka, Takaoka, Shinano, and Yamato.
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