Location of Nakanoto in Ishikawa Prefecture
|• Total||89.36 km2 (34.50 sq mi)|
|Population (April 1, 2005)|
|• 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.
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.
Media related to Nakanoto, Ishikawa at Wikimedia Commons
- Nakanoto official website (Japanese)
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