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Matsukawa, Nagano (Kitaazumi)

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Country  Japan
District  Kitaazumi
Area  47.07 km²
Local time  Wednesday 6:00 PM
Region  Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Phone number  0261-62-3111
Population  9,800 (Oct 2016)
Prefecture  Nagano Prefecture
Matsukawa, Nagano (Kitaazumi) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address  76-5, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8501
Weather  2°C, Wind NW at 11 km/h, 82% Humidity
Points of interest  Chihiro Art Museum Azumino, Amabikiyama, Mt. Obora

Matsukawa (松川村, Matsukawa-mura) is a village located in Kitaazumi District in northeast Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 9,800 and a population density of 208 persons per km². Its total area was 47.07 square kilometres (18.17 sq mi).

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Map of Matsukawa, Kitaazumi District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Geography

Matsukawa is located in northwestern Nagano Prefecture, in the Azumidaira plateau, bordered by the Hida Mountains to the north and west.

Surrounding municipalities

  • Nagano Prefecture
  • Ōmachi
  • Azumino
  • Ikeda
  • History

    The area of present-day Matsukawa was part of ancient Shinano Province and was part of the territory controlled by Matsumoto Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate of the Edo period. The modern village of Matsukawa was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.

    Education

    Matsukawa has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.

    Railway

  • JR East – Ōito Line
  • Hosono - Kita-Hosono - Shinano-Matsukawa
  • Highway

  • Japan National Route 114
  • International relations

  • – Lukang, Changhua, Taiwan, friendship city
  • References

    Matsukawa, Nagano (Kitaazumi) Wikipedia


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