Aizumisato, Fukushima

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Aizumisato
会津美里町
Town
Location of Aizumisato in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Aizumisato in Fukushima Prefecture
Aizumisato is located in Japan
Aizumisato
Aizumisato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N 139°50′28″E / 37.46000°N 139.84111°E / 37.46000; 139.84111Coordinates: 37°27′36″N 139°50′28″E / 37.46000°N 139.84111°E / 37.46000; 139.84111
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Ōnuma
Area
 • Total 276.37 km2 (106.71 sq mi)
Population (November 1, 2008)
 • Total 23,588
 • Density 85.349/km2 (221.05/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Aizumisato

Aizumisato (会津美里町 Aizumisato-machi?) is a town in Ōnuma District, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.

As of November 1, 2008, the town has a population of 23,588.[1] The area is 276.37 km².

On October 1, 2005 Aizumisato was created with the merger of the two towns of Aizutakada and Aizuhongō and the village of Niitsuru, all from Ōnuma District.[2]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2
(35)
2
(36)
7
(44)
16
(60)
21
(70)
24
(76)
28
(82)
29
(85)
24
(76)
18
(64)
11
(52)
5
(41)
15.6
(60.1)
Average low °C (°F) −3
(26)
−3
(26)
−1
(31)
5
(41)
11
(51)
16
(61)
19
(67)
21
(70)
16
(61)
9
(49)
3
(38)
−1
(31)
7.7
(46)
Precipitation mm (inches) 84
(3.3)
80
(3)
74
(2.9)
71
(2.8)
81
(3.2)
109
(4.3)
157
(6.2)
99
(3.9)
160
(6.3)
74
(2.9)
80
(3)
69
(2.7)
1,138
(44.5)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

Transportation[edit]

Three railway stations have their addresses in Aizmisato. They are Aizu Hongō, Aizu Takada and Negishi Stations. All are on the Tadami Line of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East).

The Ban-etsu Expressway passes through the town, and its Niitsuru Parking Area lies within the boundaries. It operates as a smart interchange. Route 401 links Aizumisato to the neighboring city of Aizuwakamatsu. Several prefectural roads also provide transportation.

Sister-city relationships[edit]

Aizumisato has a sister-city relationship with the town of Naraha, also in Fukushima Prefecture. This is a renewal of the relationship Niitsuru had with Naraha prior to the merger.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aizumisato population data. Retrieved on 22 December 2008. (Japanese)
  2. ^ "合併後の住居表示について". Retrieved on 22 December 2008. (Japanese)
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Aizu-Wakamatsu-shi, Japan". Weatherbase. 2011.  Retrieved on November 24, 2011.
  4. ^ 姉妹友好都市 - 会津美里町 (Shimai yūkō toshi - Aizumisato), town web site, retrieved on December 22, 2008

External links[edit]

Media related to Aizumisato, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons