Nishimera, Miyazaki

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Nishimera
西米良村
Village
Location of Nishimera in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Nishimera in Miyazaki Prefecture
Nishimera is located in Japan
Nishimera
Nishimera
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°14′2″N 131°9′24″E / 32.23389°N 131.15667°E / 32.23389; 131.15667Coordinates: 32°14′2″N 131°9′24″E / 32.23389°N 131.15667°E / 32.23389; 131.15667
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Koyu
Area
 • Total 271.56 km2 (104.85 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,298
 • Density 4.8/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Village of Nishimera

Nishimera (西米良村 Nishimera-son?) is a village located in Koyu District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the village has an estimated population of 1,298 and the density of 4.78 persons per km². The total area is 271.56 km².

Nishimera is made up of the hamlets of Murasho, Ogawa, Koshino, Yokono, Takehara, Kanmera, and Itaya.

The main hamlet of Nishimera is called Murasho, has a population of 639 and has one traffic light. However such isolation is balanced by the beautiful mountains which surround the village and the picturesque river which runs through it.

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