Mt Fuji from Narusawa michi-no-eki
Location of Narusawa in Yamanashi Prefecture
|• Total||89.56 km2 (34.58 sq mi)|
|Population (July 1, 2012)|
|• Density||33/km2 (90/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||1575 Narusawa-mura Minimitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken 401-0398|
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.
Narusawa is located in southern Yamanashi Prefecture, in the foothills of Mount Fuji.
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.
Media related to Narusawa, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons
- Narusawa official website (Japanese)