Aridagawa, Wakayama

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Aridagawa
有田川町
Town
Aridagawa Town hall
Aridagawa Town hall
Location of Aridagawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Aridagawa in Wakayama Prefecture
Aridagawa is located in Japan
Aridagawa
Aridagawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°3′N 135°13′E / 34.050°N 135.217°E / 34.050; 135.217Coordinates: 34°3′N 135°13′E / 34.050°N 135.217°E / 34.050; 135.217
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
District Arida
Government
 • Mayor Masataka Nakayama
Area
 • Total 351.77 km2 (135.82 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2013)
 • Total 26,574
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Citrus unshiu
- Flower Cosmos
- Bird Varied Tit
Address 2018-4 Shimotsuno, Aridagawa, Arida, Wakayama, Japan
643-0021
Website Town of Aridagawa

Aridagawa (有田川町 Aridagawa-chō?) is a town located in Arida District, in central Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

It was established on January 1, 2006, by the merger of the towns of Kanaya, Kibi and Shimizu, all from Arida District.

As of May 1, 2013, those towns had a combined population of 26,574 and an area of 351.77 km²."有田川町". Retrieved June 19, 2013. 

Geography[edit]

Aridagawa is situated nearly in the centre of Wakayama prefecture, and Aridagawa river runs through the town.

  • Mountains: Mt. Washigamine (589m)
  • Flatlands: Aridagawa Plain
  • Rivers: Aridagawa River (Futagawa Dam)

Neighbouring Cities and Towns[edit]

  • Wakayama Prefecture
Arida City, Kainan City, Tanabe City
Arida District: Yuasa Town, Hirogawa Town
Kaisō District: Kimino Town
Hidaka District: Hidakagawa Town
Ito District: Katsuragi Town
  • Nara Prefecture
Yoshino District: Nosegawa Village

External links[edit]

Media related to Aridagawa, Wakayama at Wikimedia Commons