Ten'ei, Fukushima

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Ten'ei
天栄村
Village
Ten'ei Village Hall
Ten'ei Village Hall
Flag of  Ten'ei
Flag
Official seal of  Ten'ei
Seal
Location of Ten'ei in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Ten'ei in Fukushima Prefecture
 Ten'ei is located in Japan
 Ten'ei
Ten'ei
 
Coordinates: 37°15′19″N 140°14′50″E / 37.25528°N 140.24722°E / 37.25528; 140.24722Coordinates: 37°15′19″N 140°14′50″E / 37.25528°N 140.24722°E / 37.25528; 140.24722
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Iwase District
Area
 • Total 225.56 km2 (87.09 sq mi)
Population (November 2014)
 • Total 5,815
 • Density 25.8/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Styphnolobium japonicum, pine
- Flower Gentiana scabra
- Bird Japanese bush warbler
Phone number 0248-82-2111 
Address 78 Shimomatsumoto Harabatake, Ten'ei-mura, Iwase-gun, Fukushima-ken 962-0492
Website Official HP

Ten'ei (天栄村 Ten'ei-mura?) is a village located in Iwase District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 5,815 and a population density of 25.8 persons per km². The total area was 224.56  km².


Geography[edit]

Ten’ei is located in south-central Fukushima prefecture.

  • Mountains: Futamatayama (1544 m)
  • Rivers: Shakado River, Tsurunuma River

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Ten’ei was part of ancient Mutsu Province and formed part of the holdings of Shirakawa Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwashiro Province.

Ten’ei was formed on March 31, 1955 with the merger of the villages of Makimoto, YUmoto, Osato and a portion of Hiroto.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Ten’ei is primarily agricultural, with Yacón a noteworthy crop.

Education[edit]

  • Ten’ei Middle School
  • Yumoto Middle School

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • Ten’ei is not served by any train stations.

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Hatori Dam
  • Futamata Hot Spring
  • Yumoto Hot Spring
  • Ten’ei Hot Spring
  • Hatoriko Hot Spring and ski resort

External links[edit]

Media related to Ten'ei, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons