Shintō, Gunma

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Shintō
榛東村
Village
Location of Shintō in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Shintō in Gunma Prefecture
Shintō is located in Japan
Shintō
Shintō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°26′N 138°59′E / 36.433°N 138.983°E / 36.433; 138.983Coordinates: 36°26′N 138°59′E / 36.433°N 138.983°E / 36.433; 138.983
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Kitagunma
Area
 • Total 27.94 km2 (10.79 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2007)
 • Total 14,302
 • Density 510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Pine
- Flower Lilium auratum
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address 1258-1 Yamakoda, Shintō-mura, Kitagunma-gun, Gunma-ken
370-3593
Phone number 0279-54-2211
Website Village of Shintō

Shintō (榛東村 Shintō-mura?) is a village located in Kitagunma District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2007, the village has an estimated population of 14,302 and a density of 511.88 persons per km². The total area is 27.94 km².

History[edit]

  • 1889 - Momoi village is created in Nishigunma District
  • 1896 - Nishigunma District is combined with Kataoka District to create the Gunma District
  • 1949 - Kitagunma District divides from Gunma District
  • 1957 - Sōma village is merged with Momoi village
  • 1959 - Momoi village is renamed Shintō village

Places of interest[edit]

  • Shintō winery
  • Shintō village public vineyard

Education[edit]

External links[edit]

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