Matsukawa, Nagano (Kitaazumi)
Matsukawa Village Hall
Location of Matsukawa Village in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||47.07 km2 (18.17 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||208/km2 (540/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|Address||76-5, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8501|
Matsukawa (松川村 Matsukawa-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 9,800, and a population density of 208 persons per km². Its total area is 47.07 square kilometres (18.17 sq mi).
The area of present-day Matsukawa was part of ancient Shinano Province and was part of the territory controlled by Matsumoto Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate of the Edo period. The modern village of Matsukawa was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.
Matsukawa has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
- 松川村の紹介 > 位置図. Matsukawa Village official website (in Japanese). Matsukawa Village. Retrieved 27 September 2011.
- "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Archived from the original on 2 January 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2015.
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