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Higashinaruse, Akita

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Country  Japan
District  Ogachi
Area  203.6 km²
Local time  Saturday 2:07 PM
Prefecture  Akita Prefecture
Region  Tōhoku
Phone number  0182-47-2111
Population  2,750 (Jun 2013)
Bird  Copper pheasant
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Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address  30-1 Sennin Shita, Higashinaruse-mura, Ogachi-gun, Akita-ken 019-0801
Weather  1°C, Wind W at 21 km/h, 46% Humidity
Points of interest  Jeunesse Hot Spring, Ōu Mountains, Magusadake

Higashinaruse (東成瀬村, Higashinaruse-mura) is a village located in Ogachi District, Akita, Japan. As of June 2013, the village had an estimated population of 2,750 and a population density of 13.5 persons per km2. The total area was 293.57 km2.


Map of Higashinaruse, Ogachi District, Akita Prefecture, Japan


Higashinaruse is located at the far southeast corner of Akita Prefecture, bordered by Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures to the east. The area is mountainous.

Neighboring municipalities

  • Akita Prefecture
  • Yuzawa, Akita
  • Yokote, Akita
  • Miyagi Prefecture
  • Kurihara, Miyagi
  • Iwate Prefecture
  • Ichinoseki, Iwate
  • Ōshū, Iwate
  • Nishiwaga, Iwate
  • Climate

    Higashinaruse has a Humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. Precipitation is significant throughout the year, but is heaviest from August to October.


    The area of present-day Higashinaruse was part of ancient Ugo Province, dominated by the Satake clan during the Edo period, who ruled Kubota Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. The modern village of Higashinaruse was established on April 1, 1889.


    The economy of Higashinaruse is based on agriculture and forestry.


  • Japan National Route 342
  • Japan National Route 397
  • Noted people from Higashinaruse

  • Yoshihiro Takahashi – manga artist
  • References

    Higashinaruse, Akita Wikipedia

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