Kiso, Nagano (village)
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Kiso Village Hall
Location of Kiso Village in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||140.50 km2 (54.25 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||20.3/km2 (53/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Aesculus turbinata|
|• Flower||Gentiana scabra|
|Address||1191 Yabuhara, Kiso-mura, Kiso-gun, Nagano-ken 399-6201|
Kiso (木祖村 Kiso-mura) is a village located in Kiso District in west-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 2,851 and a population density of 20.3 persons per km². Its total area was 140.50 square kilometres (54.25 sq mi).
Kiso is located in west-central Nagano Prefecture, in the valley of the Kiso River.
Kiso village is located in former Shinano Province. The area developed as Yabuhara-juku, a post station on the Nakasendō highway connecting Edo with Kyoto during the Edo period. The modern village of Kiso was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.
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