Higashinaruse, Akita

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Higashinaruse
東成瀬村
Village
Higashinaruse Village Hall
Higashinaruse Village Hall
Flag of Higashinaruse
Flag
Official seal of Higashinaruse
Seal
Location of Higashinaruse in Akita Prefecture
Location of Higashinaruse in Akita Prefecture
Higashinaruse is located in Japan
Higashinaruse
Higashinaruse
 
Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 140°38′56″E / 39.32917°N 140.64889°E / 39.32917; 140.64889Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 140°38′56″E / 39.32917°N 140.64889°E / 39.32917; 140.64889
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Akita Prefecture
District Ogachi
Area
 • Total 203.57 km2 (78.60 sq mi)
Population (June 2013)
 • Total 2,750
 • Density 13.5/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City symbols  
• Tree Sugi
• Flower Lilium auratum
• Bird Copper pheasant
• Insect Firefly
• Fish Salvelinus
Phone number 0182-47-2111
Address 30-1 Sennin Shita, Higashinaruse-mura, Ogachi-gun, Akita-ken 019-0801
Website http://www.higashinaruse.com/

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.

Geography[edit]

Higashinaruse is located at the far southeast corner of Akita Prefecture, bordered by Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures to the east. The area is mountainous.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Climate[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Higashinaruse is based on agriculture and forestry.

Transportation[edit]

Highway[edit]

Noted people from Higashinaruse[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Higashinaruse, Akita at Wikimedia Commons