Location of Kunimi in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||37.90 km2 (14.63 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2014)|
|• Density||250/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|- Bird||Japanese bush warbler|
|Address||Fujita 2-1 ichodani Kunimi-machi, Date-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-1792|
|Website||Kunimi Official HP|
Kunimi (国見町 Kunimi-machi) is a town located in Date District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of December 2014, the town had an estimated population of 9,484 and a population density of 250 persons per km². The total area was 37.90 km².
Kunimi is located in the very northern portion Fukushima prefecture, bordering on Miyagi prefecture.
- Mountains: Atsukashiyama (289.4m)
- Rivers: Abukuma River
The area of present-day Kunimi was part of ancient Mutsu Province. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province. Kunimi was formed on March 31, 1954 with the merger of the town of Fujita with the villages of Kosaka, Morieno, Okido, and Oeda, all in Date District. The town hall was destroyed in the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake.
The economy of Kunimi is primarily agricultural.
- Kunimi Prefectural Middle School
- Kunimi Elementary School
Media related to Kunimi, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)