Location of Iwasaki in Aomori Prefecture
|Merged||March 31, 2005
(now part of Fukaura)
|• Total||173.58 km2 (67.02 sq mi)|
|Population (February 1, 2005)|
|• Density||15.3/km2 (40/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Flower||Far East Amur adonis|
|- Bird||Common House Martin|
Iwasaki Village was located in the southwestern corner of Aomori Prefecture, facing the Sea of Japan. The area was part of Hirosaki Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, Iwasaki Village was created on April 1, 1889.
The village economy was dominated by commercial fishing and agriculture. The village was served Route 101 (Japan) highway, and by Mutsu-Sawabe Station, Mutsu-Iwasaki Station, Jūniko Station, Matsukami Station, Shirakamidaketozanguchi Station and Ōmagoshi Station on the Gonō Line of JR East.
- Fukaura official website (Japanese)
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