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  • Number of crematoria: Approximately 1,545
  • Notes on the number of crematoria:
    In 2010 16 crematoria were newly constructed at the following locations:
    1. Maebashi-City (12 cremators)
    2. Kuwana City (8 cremators)
    3. Fukaya City (6 cremators)
    4. Tamana City (5 cremators)
    5. Minamiuonuma City (4 cremators)
    6. Kure City (3 cremators)
    7. Ayukawa Town (3 cremators)
    8. Fukushima Town (2 cremators)
    9. Aga Town (2 cremators)
    10. Gotsu City (2 cremators)
    11. Ikata Town (2 cremators)
    12. Kanda Town (3 cremators)
    13. Onna Village (2 cremators)
    14. Hamatonbetsu Town (1 cremator)
    15. Kunohe Village (1 cremator)
    16. Tenkawa Village (1 cremator)
  • Note on the 2010 statistics of cremations:
    • Some data from the earthquake affected areas not included
Cremation Organisation:
Japan Society of Environmental Crematory
(Nihon Kankyo Saien Kyokai)
10-6 Yotsuyakami tyou
Kawasaki-ku
Kawasaki-City
210-0828 Japan
President:
Mr Akio Okumura
Secretary:
Mr Makoto Hasegawa
Treasurer:
Mr Yuji Moriyama
Date of foundation:
1972
Number of members:
Enterprise members: 32
Municipal members: 13
Personal members: 26
Scientific members: 3
Name of journal:
Kankyo Saien (Journal of Environmental Crematory)
Date of foundation:
1981
Published:
annually
Circulation:
750
Editor:
Mr Yuji Moriyama