Fujimi, Nagano

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Fujimi
富士見町
Town
Fujimi Town Hall
Fujimi Town Hall
Flag of Fujimi
Flag
Official seal of Fujimi
Seal
Location of Fujimi in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Fujimi in Nagano Prefecture
Fujimi  is located in Japan
Fujimi
Fujimi
 
Coordinates: 35°54′52.5″N 138°14′26.4″E / 35.914583°N 138.240667°E / 35.914583; 138.240667Coordinates: 35°54′52.5″N 138°14′26.4″E / 35.914583°N 138.240667°E / 35.914583; 138.240667
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Suwa
Area
 • Total 144.76 km2 (55.89 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 14,726
 • Density 102/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Betula platyphylla
• Flower Lily of the valley
Phone number 0266-62-2250
Address 107777 Ochiai, Fujimi-machi, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-0292
Website www.town.fujimi.nagano.jp
Mount Nyukasa and Fujimi landscape

Fujimi (富士見町 Fujimi-machi?) is a town located in Shimoina District in far southern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the town had an estimated population of 14,726 and a population density of 102 persons per km². Its total area was 144.76 square kilometres (55.89 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Fujimi is located in a very mountainous area within the Suwa region of east-central Nagano, and includes the Akaishi Mountains, including Mount Nyukasa (1955 meters) partly within its borders.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Fujimi was part of ancient Shinano Province. Fujimi Village was established on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. On April 1, 1995 Fujimi merged with the villages of Sakai, Hongo, and Ochiai to form the town of Fujimi.

Education[edit]

Fujimi has three public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the town government, and one public high school operated by the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education. The town also has one public special education school operated by the prefectural government

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

International relations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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