Kamihayashi, Niigata

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Kamihayashi
神林村
Former municipality
Location of Kamihayashi in Niigata Prefecture
Location of Kamihayashi in Niigata Prefecture
Country Japan
Region Hokuriku
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
District Iwafune District
Merged April 1, 2008
(now part of Murakami)
Area
 • Total 82.18 km2 (31.73 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 9,810
Symbols
 • Tree Pine
 • Flower Lilium
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Kamihayashi (神林村, Kamihayashi-mura) was a village located in Iwafune District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 10,228 and a density of 124.46 persons per km². The total area was 82.18 km².

On April 1, 2008, Kamihayashi, along with the towns of Arakawa and Sanpoku, and the village of Asahi (all from Iwafune District), was merged into the expanded city of Murakami.

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Coordinates: 38°10′58.2″N 139°27′23.3″E / 38.182833°N 139.456472°E / 38.182833; 139.456472