Narusawa, Yamanashi

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Narusawa
鳴沢村
Village
Mt Fuji from Narusawa michi-no-eki
Mt Fuji from Narusawa michi-no-eki
Flag of Narusawa
Flag
Official seal of Narusawa
Seal
Location of Narusawa in Yamanashi Prefecture
Location of Narusawa in Yamanashi Prefecture
Narusawa is located in Japan
Narusawa
Narusawa
 
Coordinates: 35°29′N 138°42′E / 35.483°N 138.700°E / 35.483; 138.700Coordinates: 35°29′N 138°42′E / 35.483°N 138.700°E / 35.483; 138.700
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Tōkai
Prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture
District Minamitsuru
Area
 • Total 89.56 km2 (34.58 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2012)
 • Total 2,959
 • Density 33/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Phone number 0555-85-2311
Address 1575 Narusawa-mura Minimitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken 401-0398
Website www.vill.narusawa.yamanashi.jp

Narusawa (鳴沢村 Narusawa-mura?) is a village located in Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of July 2012, the village had an estimated population of 2,959 and a population density of 33 persons per km². The total area was 89.56  km².

Geography[edit]

Narusawa is located in southern Yamanashi Prefecture, in the foothills of Mount Fuji.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Yamanashi Prefecture

Shizuoka Prefecture

History[edit]

The name Narusawa is mentioned in the Kamakura period Azuma Kagami, as a hamlet on the road connecting Kai Province with Suruga Province. 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 Narusawa was created within Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture.

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External links[edit]

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