Sister Cities of the World

Sister cities of Ogano, Saitama

Ogano (小鹿野町 Ogano-machi) is a town located in Chichibu District, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. The rugged topography consists of mountains, valleys, lakes and rivers [1].

On October 1, 2005 the village of Ryōkami, from Chichibu District, was merged into Ogano.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 11,640 and a density of 116.37 persons per km². The total area is 100.03 km².

All year round, the beautiful lakes of Ogano attract many recreational fishermen from neighboring towns and prefectures. In the hills and valleys of Ogano, many wild animals can commonly be observed. In particular wild boars ('inoshishi'), black bears, foxes, and 'pit viper' snakes.

Strawberry picking is a popular activity in spring as well as the harvesting of grapes.

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