Ikesaka Village Hall
Location of Ikusaka in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||39.05 km2 (15.08 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||45.8/km2 (119/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Quercus dentata|
|Address||5493-2 Kami-ikusaka, Ikusaka-mura, Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano-ken 399-7201|
Ikusaka (生坂村? Ikusaka-mura) is a village located in Chiisagata District in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 1,790 and a population density of 45.8 persons per km². Its total area was 39.05 square kilometres (15.08 sq mi).
The area of present-day Ikusaka was part of ancient Shinano Province. The area was part of the holdings of Matsumoto Domain during the Edo period. The modern village of Ikusaka was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.
The economy of the village is based on agriculture, with tobacco as the primary crop.
Ikusaka has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
The village does not have any passenger railway service.
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