Kitayama, Wakayama

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Kitayama
北山村
Village
Location of Kitayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Location of Kitayama in Wakayama Prefecture
Kitayama is located in Japan
Kitayama
Kitayama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°56′N 135°58′E / 33.933°N 135.967°E / 33.933; 135.967Coordinates: 33°56′N 135°58′E / 33.933°N 135.967°E / 33.933; 135.967
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
District Higashimuro
Area
 • Total 48.21 km2 (18.61 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 619
 • Density 13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Village of Kitayama

Kitayama (北山村 Kitayama-mura?) is an exclave village that belongs to Higashimuro District, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan, but is located on the border between Mie and Nara Prefectures.

As of 2003, the village has an estimated population of 619 and a density of 12.84 persons per km². The total area is 48.21 km².

Kitayama is the only remaining village in Wakayama Prefecture. Kitayama is known in Japan for growing a fruit called jabara, which is considered a potent cure for hay fever.

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