Kamikitayama, Nara

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Location of Kamikitayama in Nara Prefecture
Location of Kamikitayama in Nara Prefecture
Kamikitayama is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°8′N 136°0′E / 34.133°N 136.000°E / 34.133; 136.000Coordinates: 34°8′N 136°0′E / 34.133°N 136.000°E / 34.133; 136.000
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Yoshino
 • Total 274.05 km2 (105.81 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2010)
 • Total 707
 • Density 2.6/km2 (6.7/sq mi)
 • Tree Zelkova serrata (Japanese elm)
 • Flower Lilium auratum (mountain lily)
 • Bird Lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 330 Kawai, Kamikitayama-mura, Nara-ken
Website vill.kamikitayama.nara.jp

Kamikitayama (上北山村 Kamikitayama-mura?) is a village located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of August 6, 2012, the village has an estimated population of between 500 and 600. The total area is 274.05 km2.

The village has an aging population. Between 2002 and 2007 the population declined by 15.6%. This trend has continued.

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As of 2012 the two schools have a combined student population of 27. Even with such a small student body, in 2009 the village began employing an ALT(Assistant Language Teacher) of English from the JET Programme to live and work in village.

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