Higashiawakura, Okayama

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Higashiawakura

東粟倉村
Former municipality
Former Higashiawakura village hall
Former Higashiawakura village hall
Higashiawakura is located in Japan
Higashiawakura
Higashiawakura
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°8′45.6″N 134°21′34.4″E / 35.146000°N 134.359556°E / 35.146000; 134.359556Coordinates: 35°8′45.6″N 134°21′34.4″E / 35.146000°N 134.359556°E / 35.146000; 134.359556
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku
PrefectureOkayama Prefecture
DistrictAida
MergedMarch 31, 2005
(now part of Mimasaka)
Area
 • Total28.01 km2 (10.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total1,399
 • Density49.95/km2 (129.4/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeChamaecyparis obtusa
 • FlowerRhododendron subg. Hymenanthes
 • BirdJapanese bush-warbler
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)

Higashiawakura (東粟倉村, Higashiawakura-son) was a village located in Aida District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 1,399 and a density of 49.95 persons per km2. The total area was 28.01 km2.

On March 31, 2005, Higashiawakura, along with the towns of Mimasaka (former), Aida, Ōhara and Sakutō (all from Aida District), and the town of Katsuta (from Katsuta District), was merged to create the city of Mimasaka.

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Adjoining municipalities[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Higashiawakura Elementary School
  • Ōhara Junior High School (Ōhara)

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