Nakanoto, Ishikawa

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Flag of Nakanoto
Location of Nakanoto in Ishikawa Prefecture
Location of Nakanoto in Ishikawa Prefecture
Nakanoto is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°59′N 136°54′E / 36.983°N 136.900°E / 36.983; 136.900Coordinates: 36°59′N 136°54′E / 36.983°N 136.900°E / 36.983; 136.900
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture
District Kashima
 • Total 89.36 km2 (34.50 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2005)
 • Total 18,952
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Nakanoto

Nakanoto (中能登町 Nakanoto-machi?) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the only municipality in the district. The town was founded on March 1, 2005 from the merger of three towns in the district: Kashima, Rokusei, and Toriya.

It is one and a half hours from Kanazawa by train.

As of April 1, 2005 the town has an estimated population of 18,952 and a density of 212 persons per km². The total area is 89.36 km².

Nakanoto is famous for onigiri.

A famous person from Nakanoto is Haruka Eigen, the professional wrestler.

Natural features of Nakanoto are Mount Sekidou and Fudo falls.

Tourists in Nakanoto can see the Amanomiya ancient tombs and the Notojyoufu museum.

In Nakanoto there is Rokusei High School and Heiwado shopping centre.

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