Kamoenai, Hokkaido

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Kamoenai
神恵内村
Village
Kamoenai village office
Kamoenai village office
Flag of Kamoenai
Flag
Official seal of Kamoenai
Emblem
Location of Kamoenai in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Location of Kamoenai in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Kamoenai is located in Japan
Kamoenai
Kamoenai
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°9′N 140°26′E / 43.150°N 140.433°E / 43.150; 140.433Coordinates: 43°9′N 140°26′E / 43.150°N 140.433°E / 43.150; 140.433
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
District Furuu
Government
 • Mayor Masayuki Takahashi
Area
 • Total 147.71 km2 (57.03 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 904
 • Density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Abies sachalinensis
 • Fish Chum salmon
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 81-4 Kamoenaimura, Kamoenai, Furuu-gun, Hokkaido
045-0301
Website www.vill.kamoenai.hokkaido.jp

Kamoenai (神恵内村, Kamoenai-mura) is a village located in Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the second smallest municipality in Hokkaido by population, after Otoineppu.

As of September 2016, the village has an estimated population of 904. The total area is 147.71 km².

Geography[edit]

Kamoenai is located on the western of the Shakotan Peninsula.

Neighboring towns and village[edit]

History[edit]

Kamoenai was developed by fisheries. Kamoenai Village was merged with Akaishi Village and Sannai Village and became a Second Class Village in 1906.

Education[edit]

  • Kamoenai Elementary School
  • Kamoenai Junior High School

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