Koori, Fukushima

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Koori
桑折町
Town
Koori Town Hall
Koori Town Hall
Flag of Koori
Flag
Official seal of Koori
Seal
Location of Koori in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Koori in Fukushima Prefecture
Koori is located in Japan
Koori
Koori
 
Coordinates: 37°50′58″N 140°30′59″E / 37.84944°N 140.51639°E / 37.84944; 140.51639Coordinates: 37°50′58″N 140°30′59″E / 37.84944°N 140.51639°E / 37.84944; 140.51639
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Date District
Area
 • Total 42.97 km2 (16.59 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 12,096
 • Density 281/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Torreya nucifera, Pinus densiflora
- Flower Peach
- Bird Common cuckoo
Phone number 024-582-2111
Address Higashi Osumi 18 Koori-machi, Date-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-1611
Website Official HP

Koori (Japanese: 桑折町 Hepburn: Koori-machi?) is a town located in Date District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of December 2014, the town had an estimated population of 12,096 and a population density of 281 persons per km². The total area was 42.97 km².

Geography[edit]

Koori is located in northern Fukushima prefecture, on the northern border of the Fukushima Basin.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Koori was part of ancient Mutsu Province. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province. The town of Koori was created on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. It annexed the neighboring villages of Mutsuai, Datezaki and Handa on March 31, 1954.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Koori is primarily agricultural.

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

International relations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Elizabethtown, Kentucky website

External links[edit]

Media related to Koori, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons