Ichikawamisato

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Ichikawamisato
市川三郷町
Town
Ichinomiya Sengen Shrine in Ichikawamisato
Ichinomiya Sengen Shrine in Ichikawamisato
Flag of Ichikawamisato
Flag
Official seal of Ichikawamisato
Seal
Location of Ichikawamisato in Yamanashi Prefecture
Location of Ichikawamisato in Yamanashi Prefecture
Ichikawamisato is located in Japan
Ichikawamisato
Ichikawamisato
 
Coordinates: 35°33′54.6″N 138°30′8.6″E / 35.565167°N 138.502389°E / 35.565167; 138.502389Coordinates: 35°33′54.6″N 138°30′8.6″E / 35.565167°N 138.502389°E / 35.565167; 138.502389
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Tōkai
Prefecture Yamanashi Prefecture
District Nishiyatsushiro
Area
 • Total 75.18 km2 (29.03 sq mi)
Population (November 1, 2015)
 • Total 15,708
 • Density 2,209/km2 (5,720/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Sakura
- Flower Gentiana scabra
Phone number 055-272-1101 
Address 1790-3 Ichikawa-Daimon, Ichikawamisato-chō, Nishiyatsushiro -gun, Yamanashi-ken 409-3601
Website www.town.ichikawamisato.yamanashi.jp
Ichikawamisato town hall

Ichikawamisato (市川三郷町 Ichikawamisato-chō?) is a town located in Nishiyatsushiro District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2015, the town had an estimated population of 15,708 and a population density of 209 persons per km². The total area was 75.18 square kilometres (29.03 sq mi).[1]

Geography[edit]

Ichikawamisato is located in south-central Yamanashi Prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

On October 1, 2005, the towns of Ichikawadaimon, Mitama and Rokugō (all from Nishiyatsushiro District) merged to form the new town of Ichikawamisato.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Ichikawamisato is primarily agricultural. The town was traditionally famous for its production of fireworks and Japanese traditional paper (washi).

Education[edit]

Ichikawamisato has six elementary schools, four middle schools and one high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 町の規模. Ichikawamisato official website (in Japanese). Ichikawamisato Town. Retrieved December 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

External links[edit]

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