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Tagami, Niigata

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Country  Japan
Phone number  0256-57-6222
Population  12,041 (Jun 2016)
Prefecture  Niigata Prefecture
District  Minamikanbara
Area  31.71 km²
Local time  Saturday 1:44 PM
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Region  Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address  3070 Haranosaki Shinden, Tagami-cho, Minamikambara-gun, Niigata-ken 959-1503
Weather  8°C, Wind N at 14 km/h, 61% Humidity

Tagami (田上町, Tagami-machi) is a town located in Minamikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. As of 1 June 2016, the town had an estimated population of 12,041 and a population density of 380 persons per km². Its total area was 31.71 square kilometres (12.24 sq mi).


Map of Tagami, Minamikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan


Tagami is located in central Niigata Prefecture, bordered by the city of Niigata to the north. The Shinano River flows through the town.

Surrounding municipalities

  • Niigata Prefecture
  • Niigata
  • Kamo
  • Gosen
  • History

    The area of present-day Tagami was part of ancient Echigo Province. The village of Tagami was established on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. Its as raised to town status on August 1, 1973.


    The local economy is dominated by agriculture, notably rice production. However, the town is increasingly becoming a bedroom community for neighbouring Niigata city.


    Tagami has two public elementary schools and one public middle school. There is no high school within town limits; however, the Niigata Chuoh Junior College is located in Tagami.


  • JR East – Shin'etsu Main Line
  • Tagami
  • Highway

  • Japan National Route 403
  • References

    Tagami, Niigata Wikipedia

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