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Asaka is a city located in Saitama Prefecture, in the central Kantō region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 135,495 and a population density of 7440 persons per km². Its total area was 18.34sqkm.GeographyLocated in far southern Saitama Prefecture, Asaka is on the central reaches of the Arakawa River in the center of the Musashino Terrace.Surrounding municipalities Saitama Prefecture Saitama Shiki Toda Wako Niiza Nerima-kuHistoryThe area of modern Asaka developed as a series of four post stations on the Koshigoe Kaidō highway from the Muromachi period onwards.The village of Hizaori was created within Niikura District, Saitama with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. Niikura District was abolished in 1894 and became part of Kitaadachi District. It was raised to town status on May 1, 1921, and renamed Asaka after Prince Asaka who was an honorary chairman of the Tokyo Golf Club, which relocated to the area at that time. Asaka is in Saitama Prefecture. Plan your holiday in Asaka and other destinations, from the rural, to the urban, and everything in between, using our Japan holiday planning site.
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