LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Chiyo Awa at 111 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian recognized as the oldest living woman in Kyoto Prefecture at the time of her death.

Chiyo Awa was born on 15 May 1898 in Japan.

Kiyozumi Dera, Kyoto, Japan

Kiyozumi Dera, Kyoto, Japan

She became the oldest living person in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture. Between September 2007 and September 2009, Chiyo Awa was annually recognized and reported to be the second-oldest person in Kyoto Prefecture.

Chiyo Awa passed away on 30 November 2009 in Maizuru, Kyoto Prefecture. Japan. She was 111 years old when she died due to chronic respiratory failure.

For more information, please view Chiyo Awa’s Directory Profile here.