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JR Izumizaki Station
Location of Izumizaki in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||35.40 km2 (13.67 sq mi)|
|Population (November 2014)|
|• Density||185/km2 (480/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Ginkgo biloba|
|- Flower||Rhododendron indicum|
|Address||Izumizaki Shinjuku 2-banchi Izumizaki-mura, Nishishirakawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-0101|
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.
Izumizaki is located in the flatlands of south-central Fukushima prefecture.
- Rivers: Abukuma River
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.
The economy of Izumizaki is primarily agricultural.
- Izumizaki Middle School
- Izumizaki First Elementary School
- Izumizaki Second Elementary School
- Izumizaki kofun (National Historic Monument)
- Izumisaki International Cycling Stadium
Noted people from Izumizaki
- Tamanoshima Arata – sumo wrestler
Media related to Izumizaki, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)