Isesaki, Gunma

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Isesaki
伊勢崎
Special ceety
伊勢崎市 · Isesaki
Offeecial seal o Isesaki
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Location of Isesaki in Gunma
Location of Isesaki in Gunma
Isesaki is located in Japan
Isesaki
Isesaki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°12′E / 36.317°N 139.200°E / 36.317; 139.200Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°12′E / 36.317°N 139.200°E / 36.317; 139.200
Kintra Japan
Region Kantō
Prefectur Gunma
Govrenment
 • Mayor Kiyotaka Igarashi (syne Januar 2009)
Aurie
 • Tot 139.33 km2 (53.80 sq mi)
Population (June 1, 2011)
 • Tot 211,021
 • Density 1,514.54/km2 (3,922.6/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Pine
 • Flouer Azalea
Time zone Japan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 2-410 Imaizumi-chō, Isesaki-shi, Gunma-ken
372-8501
Wabsteid Ceety o Isesaki
Isesaki is a ceety in Gunma Prefecture. For the destrict in Yokohama, see Isezakichō.

Isesaki (伊勢崎市 Isesaki-shi?) is a ceety locatit in Gunma, Japan. The current population is 211,021, wi 80,638 hoosehaulds. (As o Juin 2011)

A smaa ceety locatit near the geografic center o Japan's main island o Honshū, Isesaki is the fowerth lairgest ceety in Gunma Prefectur an it is ane of the growin ceeties within Gunma Prefectur. The center o the ceety is 15 km (9 mi) away frae central Maebashi, 95 km (59 mi) frae Central Tokyo, an it is locatit in the northwastren portion o the Kantō region an is next door neighbor tae Saitama Prefectur athort the Tone River.

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The ceety was foondit on September 13, 1940.

Isesaki is the birthplace o Mitsuru Adachi, the creator o the basebaw manga Touch, as well as several ithers. It is an aa the location o J-List, a retailer o anime guids, visual novels an relatit products frae Japan.

Isesaki is famous for silk fabrics (alang wi neighborin Kiryu). This craft is kent as Isesaki Meisen. It haes been made syne the late 17th century, an acame popular durin the Meiji an Taishō periods. Nou, however, due tae the ubiquity o Wastren-style clothes, its popularity is decreasin.

On Januar 1, 2005 the touns o Akabori an Sakai an the veelage o Azuma frae Sawa Destrict merged wi the ceety.

In Mey 2010, the toun made naitional an internaitional news for bannin male ceety wirkers frae havin beards.[1][2]

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