Location of Itsuki in Kumamoto Prefecture
|• Total||252.94 km2 (97.66 sq mi)|
|Population (March 31, 2017)|
|• Density||4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)|
|• Tree||Ginkgo biloba|
|• Bird||Japanese white-eye|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
The name of Itsuki is well known for an indigenous folksong Itsuki no Komoriuta, or Lullaby of Itsuki.
The plan for constructing Kawabe River Dam was accepted by the village after a long dispute among villagers and environmentalists.
Kawabe River Dam
This project has been put on hold by the Japanese government until further notice.
- "Official website of Itsuki Village" (in Japanese). Japan: Itsuki Village. Retrieved 1 May 2017.
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