Kiyokawa, Kanagawa

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Kiyokawa

清川村
Village
Kiyokawa Village Hall
Kiyokawa Village Hall
Flag of Kiyokawa
Flag
Official logo of Kiyokawa
Emblem
Location of Kiyokawa in Kanagawa Prefecture
Location of Kiyokawa in Kanagawa Prefecture
Kiyokawa is located in Japan
Kiyokawa
Kiyokawa
 
Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 139°16′35″E / 35.48222°N 139.27639°E / 35.48222; 139.27639Coordinates: 35°28′56″N 139°16′35″E / 35.48222°N 139.27639°E / 35.48222; 139.27639
CountryJapan
RegionKantō
PrefectureKanagawa Prefecture
DistrictAikō
Area
 • Total71.29 km2 (27.53 sq mi)
Population
(June 1, 2012)
 • Total3,359
 • Density47.1/km2 (122/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Symbols 
• TreeMaple
• FlowerRhododendron
• BirdJapanese bush-warbler
Phone number046-288-1211
Address2216 Susugaya, Kiyokawa-mura, Aikō-gun, Kanagawa-ken
243-0195
Websitehttp://www.town.kiyokawa.kanagawa.jp/

Kiyokawa (清川村, Kiyokawa-mura) is a village located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. As of June 2012, the village had an estimated population of 3,359, and a population density of 47.1 persons per km2. The total area is 71.29 km2.

Geography[edit]

Kiyokawa is located in the foothills of northwestern Kanagawa Prefecture. Much of the village is in the Tanzawa Mountains.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Kiyokawa Village was established on September 30, 1956 through the merger of former Susugaya and Miyagase villages. The completion of the Miyagase Dam in 1965 submerged much of former Miyagase Village, forcing the relocation of its inhabitants to other locations within Kiyokawa Village and neighboring Aikawa Town.

Transportation[edit]

Kiyokawa has no connections with the Japanese national highway or railway systems. Access is by Kanagawa Prefectural Routes 60, 64, 70 or 514.

Noted people from Kiyokawa[edit]

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