Koori Town Hall
Location of Koori in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||42.97 km2 (16.59 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2014)|
|• Density||281/km2 (730/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Torreya nucifera, Pinus densiflora|
|- Bird||Common cuckoo|
|Address||Higashi Osumi 18 Koori-machi, Date-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-1611|
Koori (桑折町 Koori-machi?) is a town located in Date District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of December 2014, the town had an estimated population of 12,096 and a population density of 281 persons per km². The total area was 42.97 km².
Koori is located in northern Fukushima prefecture, on the northern border of the Fukushima Basin.
- Rivers: Abukuma River
The area of present-day Koori was part of ancient Mutsu Province. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province. The town of Koori was created on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. It annexed the neighboring villages of Mutsuai, Datezaki and Handa on March 31, 1954.
The economy of Koori is primarily agricultural.
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- Official website (Japanese)