Aoki Village Hall
Location of Aoki in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||57.10 km2 (22.05 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||76/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Juniperus rigida|
|• Flower||Iris sanguinea|
|• Bird||Green pheasant|
|Address||111 Tarawa, Aoki-mura, Chiisagata-gun, Nagano-ken 386-1601|
Aoki (青木村 Aoki-mura?) is a village located in Chiisagata District in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 4,337 and a population density of 76 persons per km². Its total area was 57.10 square kilometres (22.05 sq mi).
Aoki is located in the centre of Nagano Prefecture, in a basin surrounded my mountains on three sides. The village is at an average elevation of between 500 and 850 meters, with approximately 80% of the village area covered in mountains and forests. Around 10% of the village area is agricultural, with rice, mushrooms and horticulture as the main agricultural activities. 
The area of present-day Aoki was part of ancient Shinano Province. The area was part of the holdings of Ueda Domain during the Edo period. The modern village of Aoki was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.
Aoki has one public elementary school and one public middle school. The village does not have a high school.
Since the discontinuation of the Ueda Onsen Electric Railway's Aoki Line in 1938, the village had not had passenger railway service.
Sister City relations
Noted people from Aoki
- Keita Gotō - industrialist
-  Aoki Village homepage Profile of Aoki Village (Japanese)
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