Anan, Tokushima

Japanese Name: 阿南市
Prefecture: Tokushima
Population: 77,099
Area: 279.39:
Longitude 134.6595323
Latitude 33.9220312

Anan, Tokushima

Anan (阿南市, Anan-shi) is a city located in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on May 1, 1958.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 76,723 and a population density of 275 persons per km². The total area is 279.39 km².

On March 20, 2006, the towns of Hanoura and Nakagawa (both from Naka District) were merged into Anan.

Nichia, a global LED and electronic materials manufacturer has its headquarters in the city. Also in the city is the static inverter plant of Kii Channel HVDC system.