Kitaaiki Town Hall
Location of Kitaaiki in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||56.32 km2 (21.75 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Bird||Copper pheasant|
|Address||2774 Kitaaiki-mura, Minamisaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-1201|
Kitaaiki (北相木村? Kitaaiki-mura) is a village located in Minamisaku District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 852 and a population density of 15.1 persons per km². Its total area was 56.32 square kilometres (21.75 sq mi).
Kitaaiki is located in mountainous eastern Nagano Prefecture, bordered by Gunma Prefecture to the east. More than 90%of the village area is covered by mountains and forest. Mout Ogura (2112 meters) is the highest point in the village.
The area of present-day Kataaiki was part of ancient Shinano Province, and was mentioned in Muromachi period records. The modern village of Kitaaiki was created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889.
Kitaaiki has one public elementary school operated by the village government. The village shares a public middle school with neighboring Minamiaika. The village does not have a high school.
- The village does not have any passenger rail service.
- The village is not served by any national highways
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