Agematsu, Nagano

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Agematsu
上松町
Town
Agematsu Town Hall
Agematsu Town Hall
Flag of Agematsu
Flag
Official seal of Agematsu
Seal
Location of Agematsu in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Agematsu in Nagano Prefecture
Agematsu is located in Japan
Agematsu
Agematsu
 
Coordinates: 35°47′2.6″N 137°41′39.2″E / 35.784056°N 137.694222°E / 35.784056; 137.694222Coordinates: 35°47′2.6″N 137°41′39.2″E / 35.784056°N 137.694222°E / 35.784056; 137.694222
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Kiso
Area
 • Total 168.42 km2 (65.03 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 4,612
 • Density 27.4/km2 (71/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Chamaecyparis obtusa
• Flower Magnolia sieboldii, Lilium
• Bird Japanese robin
Phone number 0264-52-2001
Address 2-13 Eki-mae dori, Agematsu-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagano-ken 399-5603
Website www.town.agematsu.nagano.jp
Nezame Gorge

Agematsu (上松町?, Agematsu-machi) is a town located in Kiso District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the town had an estimated population of 4,612 and a population density of 27.4 persons per km². Its total area was 168.42 square kilometres (65.03 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Agematsu is located in the Kiso Mountains of south-western Nagano Prefecture, bordered by the Kiso Mountains to the north. The Kiso River flows through the town.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Agematsu was part of ancient Shinano Province. Agematsu-juku developed as a post station on the Nakasendō highway connected Edo with Kyoto in the Edo period. The modern village of Komagane was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system. The village was divided into the towns of Komagane and Agematsu on September 3, 1922.

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