Ikeda Town Hall
Location of Ikeda in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||40.16 km2 (15.51 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||247/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|Address||3203-6 Ikeda, Ikeda-machi, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8696|
Ikeda (池田町? Ikeda-machi) is a town located in Kitaazumi District in north-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 9,909 and a population density of 247 persons per km². Its total area was 40.16 square kilometres (15.51 sq mi). Ikeda is listed as one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan 
Ikeda is located in north-central Nagano Prefecture.
The area of present-day Ikeda was part of ancient Shinano Province. The village of Ikedamachi was created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1915 as Ikeda. Ikeda annexed the neighboring village of Aisome on November 1,1955.
Ikeda has two 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 is not serviced by any passenger railway line
- The town is not on any national highway
- The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan (Japanese)
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