Kawachi, Ibaraki

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Kawachi
河内町
Town
Kawachi town hall
Kawachi town hall
Flag of Kawachi
Flag
Official seal of Kawachi
Seal
Location of Kawachi in Ibaraki Prefecture
Location of Kawachi in Ibaraki Prefecture
Kawachi is located in Japan
Kawachi
Kawachi
 
Coordinates: 35°53′5.1″N 140°14′40.2″E / 35.884750°N 140.244500°E / 35.884750; 140.244500Coordinates: 35°53′5.1″N 140°14′40.2″E / 35.884750°N 140.244500°E / 35.884750; 140.244500
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
District Inashiki
Area
 • Total 44.30 km2 (17.10 sq mi)
Population (September 2015)
 • Total 9,126
 • Density 206/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Hydrangea macrophylla
- Bird Eurasian skylark
Phone number 0297-84-2111
Address 1183 Genseida, Kawachi-machi, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki-ken 300-1392
Website Official website

Kawachi (河内町 Kawachi-machi?) is a town located in Inashiki District, Ibaraki Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan. As of September 2015, the town had an estimated population of 9,126 and a population density of 206 persons per km². Its total area was 44.30 km².

Geography[edit]

Located in extreme southern Ibaraki Prefecture bordering Chiba Prefecture, Kawachi is long and narrow east-west, and bordered by the Tone River and Shin-Tone River.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The villages of Nagasao, Genseida, and Mamaita were created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. The three villages were merged to form the village of Kawachi on April 1, 1955. On February 15, 1958, the neighboring village of Kanaetsu was annexed to Kawachi.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

  • Kawachi has three elementary schools and two middle schools.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • Kawachi is not served by any passenger train service. The nearest stations are Namegawa in neighboring Narita and Ryūgasaki in neighboring Ryūgasaki.

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

External links[edit]

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