Ikusaka, Nagano

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Ikusaka
生坂村
Village
Ikesaka Village Hall
Ikesaka Village Hall
Flag of Ikusaka
Flag
Official seal of Ikusaka
Seal
Location of Ikusaka in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Ikusaka in Nagano Prefecture
Ikusaka is located in Japan
Ikusaka
Ikusaka
 
Coordinates: 36°25′30.7″N 137°55′39.1″E / 36.425194°N 137.927528°E / 36.425194; 137.927528Coordinates: 36°25′30.7″N 137°55′39.1″E / 36.425194°N 137.927528°E / 36.425194; 137.927528
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Higashichikuma
Area
 • Total 39.05 km2 (15.08 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 1,790
 • Density 45.8/km2 (119/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Quercus dentata
• Flower Azalea
Phone number 0263-69-3111
Address 5493-2 Kami-ikusaka, Ikusaka-mura, Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano-ken 399-7201
Website www.village.ikusaka.nagano.jp
Sanseijibashi bridge

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, 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).

Geography[edit]

Ikusaka is located in the centre of Nagano Prefecture. The Ikusaka Dam and Taira Dam are located in the village.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the village is based on agriculture, with tobacco as the primary crop.

Education[edit]

Ikusaka has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

The village does not have any passenger railway service.

Highway[edit]

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