Japan National Route 57

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National Route 57
国道57号
Japan National Route 57
Route information
Length326.7 km [1] (203.0 mi)
Major junctions
West end Japanese National Route Sign 0034.svg Route 34 in Nagasaki, Nagasaki
East end Japanese National Route Sign 0010.svg Route 10 in Oita, Oita
Highway system
National highways of Japan
Expressways of Japan
Japanese National Route Sign 0056.svg National Route 56 National Route 58 Japanese National Route Sign 0058.svg

National Route 57 (国道57号, Kokudō Gojūnana-gō) is a national highway of Japan connecting Ōita, Ōita and Nagasaki, Nagasaki in Japan.

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Route description

A section of National Route 57 in the city of Taketa in Ōita Prefecture is a musical road. [3]

History

Overlapping sections

Municipalities passed through

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References

  1. "一般国道の路線別、都道府県別道路現況" [Road statistics by General National Highway route and prefecture](PDF) (in Japanese). Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. Retrieved 19 February 2020.
  2. "一般国道の路線を指定する政令 (1965年)". Wikisource (in Japanese). Retrieved 4 September 2019.
  3. Shinopii (22 February 2017). "日本全国にメロディーロードは28箇所ある!" [The 28 Melody Roads of Japan] (in Japanese). Retrieved 18 February 2020.