Chino, Nagano

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Chino
茅野市
City
View of Tateshina Plateau, one of famous for resort site in Japan
View of Tateshina Plateau, one of famous for resort site in Japan
Flag of Chino
Flag
Location of Chino in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Chino in Nagano Prefecture
Chino is located in Japan
Chino
Chino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°0′N 138°10′E / 36.000°N 138.167°E / 36.000; 138.167Coordinates: 36°0′N 138°10′E / 36.000°N 138.167°E / 36.000; 138.167
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Chiyokazu Yanagidaira (since April 2007)
Area
 • Total 266.41 km2 (102.86 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 56,082
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Betula platyphylla
- Flower Gentiana scabra
Address 2-6-1 Tsukahara-cho, Chino-shi, Nagano-ken
391-8501
Phone number 0266-72-2101
Website www.city.chino.lg.jp

Chino (茅野市 Chino-shi?) is a city in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on August 1, 1958.[citation needed]

As of February 1, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 56,082, with 21,904 households and a population density of 210.51 persons per km². The total area is 266.41 km².

Geography[edit]

Mountains[edit]

Lakes[edit]

Lake Shirakaba
  • Lake Shirakaba
  • Lake Tateshina

Adjacent municipalities[edit]

  • Suwa
  • Saku
  • Ina
  • Koumi
  • Minamimaki
  • Sakuho
  • Tateshina
  • Nagawa
  • Fujimi
  • Hara

Transport[edit]

Rail[edit]

Road[edit]

Education[edit]

Primary schools[edit]

  • Izumino Primary school
  • Kanazawa Primary school
  • Eimei Primary school
  • Miyagawa Primary school
  • Kitayama Primary school
  • Kohigashi Primary school
  • Tamagawa Primary school
  • Yonezawa Primary school
  • Toyohira Primary school

Junior high schools[edit]

  • Chino-Hokubu
  • Chino-Eimei
  • Chino-Nagamine
  • Chino-Tōbu

High schools[edit]

  • Nagano Prefecture Chino High School
  • Tokai University Daisan Senior High School

Universities[edit]

Sister City[edit]

Sightseeing[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]