Hanno

Hannō (飯能市 Hannō-shi) is a city located in Saitama PrefectureJapan. The city was founded on January 1, 1954.

As of April 1, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 82,683 and a population density of 614.29 per km². The total area is 134.60 km².

Hannō is mainly made up of urban and suburban areas, surrounded by mountains and rivers. The city is mainly known for its textile industry which produces high-quality fabrics.

On January 1, 2005, the village of Naguri (from Iruma District) was merged into Hannō.

The city of Brea, California, United States is Hanno’s official Sister City.

(Wikipedia 9/16/2015)