Tabayama

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Tabayama
丹波山村
Village
View of Tabiyama Village
View of Tabiyama Village
Official seal of Tabayama
Seal
Location of Tabayama in Yamanashi Prefecture
Location of Tabayama in Yamanashi Prefecture
Tabayama is located in Japan
Tabayama
Tabayama
 
Coordinates: 35°47′N 138°55′E / 35.783°N 138.917°E / 35.783; 138.917Coordinates: 35°47′N 138°55′E / 35.783°N 138.917°E / 35.783; 138.917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Tōkai
Prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture
District Kitatsuru
Area
 • Total 101.55 km2 (39.21 sq mi)
Population (July 1, 2012)
 • Total 637
 • Density 6.27/km2 (16.2/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Beech
- Flower Rhododendron dilatatum
Phone number 0428-88-0211
Address 890 Tabayama-mura, Kitatsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken 409-0305
Website www.vill.tabayama.yamanashi.jp

Tabayama (丹波山村 Tabayama-mura ?) is a village located in Kitatsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of July 2012, the village has an estimated population of 637 and a population density of 6.27 persons per km². The total area was 101.55  km².

Geography[edit]

Located in the northeastern corner of Yamanashi Prefecture, the village is very mountainous. [1]Most of the village is covered by forests, and is located in Chichibu-Tama-Kai National Park.

  • Mountains: Mount Kumotori, Mount Hiryū, Mount Nanatsuishi, Iwadake
  • Rivers: Taba River, Kaizawa River, Atoyama River
  • Lakes: Lake Okutama

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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 Tabiyama was created within Kitatsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture. Most of the land in the village has been protected watershed, providing water for the Tokyo Metropolis since 1901, under the control of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau of Waterworks. Discussions have taken place to merge Tabiyama with neighboring Kōshū.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Tabayama is primarily based on forestry and agriculture.

Transportation[edit]

Highway[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tabayama at Wikimedia Commons

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ 考える社会科地図 Kangaeru Shakaika Chizu. 四谷大塚出版 Yotsuya-Ōtsuka Shuppan. 2005. p. 113.