Higashinaruse Village Hall
Location of Higashinaruse in Akita Prefecture
|• Total||203.57 km2 (78.60 sq mi)|
|Population (June 2013)|
|• Density||13.5/km2 (35/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Flower||Lilium auratum|
|• Bird||Copper pheasant|
|Address||30-1 Sennin Shita, Higashinaruse-mura, Ogachi-gun, Akita-ken 019-0801|
Higashinaruse (東成瀬村 Higashinaruse-mura) is a village located in Akita Prefecture, Japan. As of June 2013, the village had an estimated population of 2,750, and a population density of 13.5 persons per km2. The total area is 293.57 km2.
Higashinaruse is located at the far southeast corner of Akita Prefecture, bordered by Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures to the east. The area is mountainous.
- Akita Prefecture
- Miyagi Prefecture
- Iwate Prefecture
Higashinaruse has a Humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. Precipitation is significant throughout the year, but is heaviest from August to October.
The area of present-day Higashinaruse was part of ancient Ugo Province, dominated by the Satake clan during the Edo period, who ruled Kubota Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. The modern village of Higashinaruse was established on April 1, 1889.
The economy of Higashinaruse is based on agriculture and forestry.
Noted people from Higashinaruse
- Yoshihiro Takahashi – manga artist
Media related to Higashinaruse, Akita at Wikimedia Commons
- Official Website (in Japanese)