Tsumagoi, Gunma

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Tsumagoi
嬬恋村
Village
Mount Asama and Oni-oshidashi Garden
Mount Asama and Oni-oshidashi Garden
Location of Tsumagoi in Gunma Prefecture
Location of Tsumagoi in Gunma Prefecture
Tsumagoi is located in Japan
Tsumagoi
Tsumagoi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 36°31′N 138°32′E / 36.517°N 138.533°E / 36.517; 138.533Coordinates: 36°31′N 138°32′E / 36.517°N 138.533°E / 36.517; 138.533
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
District Agatsuma
Government
 • Mayor Sakae Kumagawa (since May 2007)
Area
 • Total 337.51 km2 (130.31 sq mi)
Population (January 1, 2012)
 • Total 10,395
 • Density 30.80/km2 (79.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Betula platyphylla
- Flower Gentian
- Bird Seema
Address Tsumagoi-mura, 110 Ōaza Ōmae
377-1692
Phone number 0279-96-0511
Website www.vill.tsumagoi.gunma.jp

Tsumagoi (嬬恋村 Tsumagoi-mura?) is a village in Agatsuma District, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 1, 2012, the village has an estimated population of 10,395, with 3,606 households and a population density of 30.80 persons per km². The total area is 337.51 km².

Geography[edit]

The village is situated on the northwestern corner of Gunma Prefecture, touching Nagano Prefecture to the north, south, and west. Because of its elevated location and the ash deposits of Mount Asama, Tsumagoi is fit and well known for growing cabbages. It has a cool climate, with an average yearly temperature of 8℃.[1][2]

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Transportation[edit]

JR Manza-Kazawaguchi Station

There are three train stations on the Agatsuma Line in Tsumagoi: Fukurogura, Manza-Kazawaguchi and Ōmae.

Education[edit]

Senior high schools[edit]

  • Tsumagoi High School

Junior high schools[edit]

  • Nishi Junior High School
  • Higashi Junior High School

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Higashi Elementary School
  • Tashiro Elementary School
  • Nishi Elementary School
  • Hoshimata Elementary School
  • Kanbara Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ 沿革
  2. ^ 考える社会科地図 Kangaeru Shakaika Chizu. 四谷大塚出版 Yotsuya-Ōtsuka Shuppan. 2005. p. 57. 

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