is a city
located in Gunma
As of 2007, the city has an estimated population of 80,629 and the density of 1,322.22 persons per km². The total area is 60.98 km².
Tatebayashi is famous for Azalea Hill Park(つつじヶ岡公園,Tsutsuji-ga-oka koen) and Bunbuku Chagama of Morinji Temple (茂林寺).
The city was founded on April 1, 1954 and its current mayor is Kazuo Yasuraoka.
is one of Tobu Railway
's hub stations. The Isesaki Line
, Sano Line
, and Koizumi Line
all meet here. Tatebayashi Station is also Express Ryomo stop. Following are approximate times by train from Tatebayashi: