Takasaki, Gunma

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Takasaki
高崎
Core ceety
高崎市 · Takasaki
Takasaki White Wear Kannon Statue
Takasaki White Wear Kannon Statue
Offeecial seal o Takasaki
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Location of Takasaki in Gunma
Location of Takasaki in Gunma
Takasaki is located in Japan
Takasaki
Takasaki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°0′E / 36.317°N 139.000°E / 36.317; 139.000Coordinates: 36°19′N 139°0′E / 36.317°N 139.000°E / 36.317; 139.000
Kintra Japan
Region Kantō
Prefectur Gunma
Govrenment
 • Mayor Kenji Tomioka (syne Mey 2011)
Aurie
 • Tot 459.41 km2 (177.38 sq mi)
Population (November 1, 2010)
 • Tot 375,342
 • Density 817.01/km2 (2,116.0/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Zelkova serrata, Cyclobalanopsis
 • Flouer Sakura
 • Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
Wabsteid www.city.takasaki.gunma.jp

Takasaki (高崎市 Takasaki-shi?) is a ceety locatit in Gunma Prefectur, Japan. The ceety wis foondit on Aprile 1, 1900. Takasaki is a regional transportation hub acause its train station (Takasaki Station) is the junction o several rail lines as well as a Shinkansen ("bullet train") stap. As o November 1, 2010, the ceety haed an estimatit population o 375,342 an a tot aurie o 459.41 km², givin a population density o 817.01 persons per km².

Takasaki is famous as the hometoun o the Daruma doll, theoretically representin the Buddhist sage Bodhidharma an in modren practice a seembol o guid luck.

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Daruma dolls at Daruma-ji temple
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