Asahi (Japanese旭 市, -shi) is a city of Chiba Prefecture in the east of Honshu, the main island of Japan.
The city is located east of Tokyo on the Boso Peninsula on the Pacific.
The city of Asahi was on 1 July 2005 from the merger of the municipalities Hikata (干 泻 町, machi ) in the district of Katori, Iioka (饭 冈 町, machi ) and Unakami (海上 町, machi ) in the district Kaijo. The latter county was thereupon be dissolved.
- Street: National Road 126
- JR sobu Main Line
Adjacent Cities and Towns
- Japan Chino, Japan
- Japan Nakagusuku, Japan
Sons and daughters of the town
- Shoya Tomizawa (1990-2010), motorcycle racer