Ikeda, Nagano

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Ikeda
池田町
Town
Ikeda Town Hall
Ikeda Town Hall
Flag of Ikeda
Flag
Official seal of Ikeda
Seal
Location of Ikeda in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Ikeda in Nagano Prefecture
Ikeda is located in Japan
Ikeda
Ikeda
 
Coordinates: 36°25′16.4″N 137°52′28.5″E / 36.421222°N 137.874583°E / 36.421222; 137.874583Coordinates: 36°25′16.4″N 137°52′28.5″E / 36.421222°N 137.874583°E / 36.421222; 137.874583
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Kitaazumi
Area
 • Total 40.16 km2 (15.51 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 9,909
 • Density 247/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Pinus densiflora
• Flower Azalea
Phone number 0261-62-3131
Address 3203-6 Ikeda, Ikeda-machi, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8696
Website www.ikedamachi.net
R51 in Ikeda Town

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, 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 [1]

Geography[edit]

Ikeda is located in north-central Nagano Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

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.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • The town is not serviced by any passenger railway line

Highway[edit]

  • The town is not on any national highway

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