Achi Village Hall
Location of Achi in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||214.43 km2 (82.79 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||30.7/km2 (80/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Aesculus turbinata|
|• Flower||Adonis amurensis|
|Address||483 Komaba, Achi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 395-0303|
Achi (阿智村? Achi-mura) is a village located in Shimoina District in far southwestern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 6,578 and a population density of 30.7 persons per km². Its total area was 214.43 square kilometres (82.79 sq mi). 
The area of present-day Achi was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern villages of Ochi, Chiri and Goka were established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system. The three villages merged on September 30, 1956 to form the village of Achi. The neighboring village of Namiai was annexed on January 1, 2006.
Achi has five public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village has one public high school, which is operated by the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education.
- The village has no passenger railway service.
Noted people from Achi
- 阿智村の紹介 > 阿智村の概要. Achi official website (in Japanese). Achi Village. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
- http://www.kokudo.or.jp/new/cities/sub/chubu/20.htm Archived April 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
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