Torahime(虎姫町Torahime-chō) was a town located in Higashiazai District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
Higashiazai was a district located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan.
Shiga Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan, which forms part of the Kansai region in the western part of Honshu island. It encircles Lake Biwa, the largest freshwater lake in Japan. The capital is Ōtsu.
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As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 5,737 and a density of 607.09 persons per km². The total area was 9.45 km².
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On January 1, 2010, Torahime, along with the towns of Kohoku (also from Higashiazai District), and the towns of Kinomoto, Nishiazai, Takatsuki and Yogo (all from Ika District), was merged into the expanded city of Nagahama. Higashiazai District and Ika District were both dissolved as a result of this merger.
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