Kaminokawa Town Office
Location of Kaminokawa in Tochigi Prefecture
|• Total||54.39 km2 (21.00 sq mi)|
|Population (May 2015)|
|• Density||570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Ginkgo biloba|
|Address||Shirasagi 1-1, Kaminokawa-machi, Kawachi-gun, Tochigi-ken 329-0696|
Kaminokawa (上三川町 Kaminokawa-machi?) is a town located in Kawachi District, Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of May 2015, the town had an estimated population of 31,024 and a population density of 570 persons per km². Its total area was 54.39 km².
Kaminokawa is located in the southeast corner of Tochigi Prefecture.
The villages of Kaminokawa, Hongo and Tako were created within Haga District on April 1, 1889 with the creation of the municipalities system. On December 26, 1891 Tako Village was renamed Meiji Village. Kaminokawa was elevated to town status on July 1, 1893. On April 29, 1955 Kaminokawa annexed Meiji and Hongo.
The Nissan Tochigi plant is located within Kaminokawa and is a major local employer.
Kaminokawa is not served by any passenger train services.
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Media related to Kaminokawa, Tochigi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)