Kiso, Nagano (town)

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Kiso
木曽町
Town
Location of Kiso in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Kiso in Nagano Prefecture
Kiso is located in Japan
Kiso
Kiso
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°50′33″N 137°41′30″E / 35.84250°N 137.69167°E / 35.84250; 137.69167Coordinates: 35°50′33″N 137°41′30″E / 35.84250°N 137.69167°E / 35.84250; 137.69167
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Kōshin'etsu
Prefecture Nagano Prefecture
District Kiso
Government
 • Mayor Tanaka Katsumi
Area
 • Total 476.06 km2 (183.81 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2008)
 • Total 13,413
 • Density 28.2/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address 2326-6 Fukushima, Kiso, Kiso District, Nagano Prefecture
397-8588
Phone number 0264-22-3000
Website Town of Kiso

Kiso (木曽町 Kiso-machi?) is a town located in Kiso District, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

The town was founded on November 1, 2005, when the town of Kisofukushima was merged with three villages (Mitake, Hiyoshi and Kaida), all from Kiso District.

As of December 1, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 13,959. The total area is 476.06 km².

Politics and government[edit]

Kiso is governed by Mayor Tanaka Katsumi, supported by the Japanese Communist Party. The city assembly has 18 elected members and is dominated by independents.

Elections[edit]

External links[edit]

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