Kamikitayama, Nara

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Location of Kamikitayama in Nara Prefecture
Location of Kamikitayama in Nara Prefecture
Kamikitayama is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°8′N 136°0′E / 34.133°N 136.000°E / 34.133; 136.000Coordinates: 34°8′N 136°0′E / 34.133°N 136.000°E / 34.133; 136.000
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Yoshino
 • Total 274.05 km2 (105.81 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2010)
 • Total 707
 • Density 2.6/km2 (6.7/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Lilium auratum
- Bird Lesser Cuckoo
Address 330 Kawai, Kamikitayama-mura, Nara-ken
Phone number 07468-2-0001
Website Village of Kamikitayama

Kamikitayama (上北山村 Kamikitayama-mura?) is a village located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of August 6, 2012, the village has an estimated population of between 500 and 600. The total area is 274.05 km².

The village has an aging population. Between 2002 and 2007 the population declined by 15.6%. This trend has continued.

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As of 2012 the two schools have a combined student population of 27. Even with such a small student body, in 2009 the village began employing an ALT(assistant language teacher) of English from the JET Programme to live and work in village.

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