Awashimaura, Niigata

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Awashimaura
粟島浦村
Village
Location of Awashimaura in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Awashimaura in Niigata Prefecture
Awashimaura is located in Japan
Awashimaura
Awashimaura
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 38°28′N 139°15′E / 38.467°N 139.250°E / 38.467; 139.250Coordinates: 38°28′N 139°15′E / 38.467°N 139.250°E / 38.467; 139.250
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Kōshin'etsu
Hokuriku
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
District Iwafune
Area
 • Total 9.86 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 438
 • Density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Village of Awashimaura

Awashimaura (粟島浦村 Awashimaura-mura?) is a village located on Awashima Island, in Iwafune District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the village has an estimated population of 438 and a density of 44.42 persons per km². The total area is 9.86 km².

Awashima is connected to the mainland by ferry from Iwafune port. The main industries are tourism and fishing.

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