Kosuge, Yamanashi

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Kosuge
小菅村
Village
View of Kosuge Village
View of Kosuge Village
Flag of Kosuge
Flag
Official seal of Kosuge
Seal
Location of Kosuge in Yamanashi Prefecture
Location of Kosuge in Yamanashi Prefecture
Kosuge is located in Japan
Kosuge
Kosuge
 
Coordinates: 35°46′N 138°56′E / 35.767°N 138.933°E / 35.767; 138.933Coordinates: 35°46′N 138°56′E / 35.767°N 138.933°E / 35.767; 138.933
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Tōkai
Prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture
District Kitatsuru
Area
 • Total 52.65 km2 (20.33 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2012)
 • Total 1,865
 • Density 23.4/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 0428-87-0111
Address 4698 Kosuke-mura, Kitatsuru-gun, Yamanashi 409-0211
Website www.vill.kosuge.yamanashi.jp

Kosuge (小菅村 Kosuge-mura?) is a village located in Kitatsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of July 2012, the village has an estimated population of 769 and a population density of 14.6 persons per km². The total area was 52.65  km².

Geography[edit]

Kosuge is located in the mountainous far northeastern corner of Yamanashi Prefecture. Much of the land in the village is protected watershed forest within the Chichibu Tama Kai National Park, providing water for the Tokyo Metropolis.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Yamanashi Prefecture

Tokyo Metropolis

History[edit]

During the Edo period, all of Kai Province was tenryō territory under direct control of the Tokugawa shogunate. During the cadastral reform of the early Meiji period in July 1, 1889, the village of Kosuke was created within Kitatsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Kosuke is primarily based on forestry and agriculture.

Transportation[edit]

Highway[edit]

External links[edit]

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