Izumizaki, Fukushima

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Izumisaki
泉崎村
Village
JR Izumizaki Station
JR Izumizaki Station
Flag of Izumisaki
Flag
Location of Izumizaki in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Izumizaki in Fukushima Prefecture
Izumisaki is located in Japan
Izumisaki
Izumisaki
 
Coordinates: 37°9′25″N 140°17′43″E / 37.15694°N 140.29528°E / 37.15694; 140.29528Coordinates: 37°9′25″N 140°17′43″E / 37.15694°N 140.29528°E / 37.15694; 140.29528
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Nishishirakawa District
Area
 • Total 35.40 km2 (13.67 sq mi)
Population (November 2014)
 • Total 6,546
 • Density 185/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Ginkgo biloba
- Flower Rhododendron indicum
Phone number 0248-53-2111
Address Izumizaki Shinjuku 2-banchi Izumizaki-mura, Nishishirakawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-0101
Website Official HP

Izumizaki (泉崎村 Izumizaki-mura?) is a village located in Nishishirakawa District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 6,546 and a population density of 187 persons per km². The total area was 35.40  km².

Geography[edit]

Izumizaki is located in the flatlands of south-central Fukushima prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Izumizaki was part of ancient Mutsu Province and the area has many burial mounds from the Kofun period. The area formed part of the holdings of Shirakawa Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province.

Izumizaki Village was formed in 1959 with the merger of the villages of Kawasaki and Sekihira.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Izumizaki is primarily agricultural.

Education[edit]

  • Izumizaki Middle School
  • Izumizaki First Elementary School
  • Izumizaki Second Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

  • Izumizaki kofun (National Historic Monument)
  • Izumisaki International Cycling Stadium

Noted people from Izumizaki[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Izumizaki, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons