Kunimi, Fukushima

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Kunimi
国見町
Town
Flag of Kunimi
Flag
Official seal of Kunimi
Seal
Location of Kunimi in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Kunimi in Fukushima Prefecture
Kunimi is located in Japan
Kunimi
Kunimi
 
Coordinates: 37°52′37″N 140°32′58″E / 37.87694°N 140.54944°E / 37.87694; 140.54944Coordinates: 37°52′37″N 140°32′58″E / 37.87694°N 140.54944°E / 37.87694; 140.54944
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Date District
Area
 • Total 37.90 km2 (14.63 sq mi)
Population (December 2014)
 • Total 9,484
 • Density 250/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Pinus densiflora
- Flower Peach
- Bird Japanese bush warbler
Phone number 024-585-2111 
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.

Geography[edit]

Kunimi is located in the very northern portion Fukushima prefecture, bordering on Miyagi prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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

Economy[edit]

The economy of Kunimi is primarily agricultural.

Education[edit]

  • Kunimi Prefectural Middle School
  • Kunimi Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Kunimi, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons