Minamiise, Mie

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Minamiise
南伊勢町
Town
Gokasho Bay (五ヶ所湾)
Gokasho Bay (五ヶ所湾)
Flag of Minamiise
Flag
Official seal of Minamiise
Seal
Motto: "海、山と風がそよぐ自然豊かなまち"
Translation: A Town with Plentiful Nature and Ocean and Mountains Rustled by the Wind
Location of Miniamiise in Mie Prefecture  ♦ = City   ♦ = Town
Location of Miniamiise in Mie Prefecture
= City = Town
Minamiise is located in Japan
Minamiise
Minamiise
 
Coordinates: 34°21′N 136°42′E / 34.350°N 136.700°E / 34.350; 136.700Coordinates: 34°21′N 136°42′E / 34.350°N 136.700°E / 34.350; 136.700
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Mie Prefecture
District Watarai
Area
 • Total 242.98 km2 (93.82 sq mi)
Population (February 28, 2015)
 • Total 14,217
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Postal code 516-0194
Precipitation/yr 2,182.5mm (85.93 inches)[1]
Average Temperature 15.5°C (59.9°F)[2]
Town Tree Mikan (Satsuma Orange)
Town Flower Sakura
Town Fish Red Seabream
Website www.town.minamiise.mie.jp

Minamiise (南伊勢町?, Minamiise-chō) is a town located in Watarai District, Mie Prefecture, Japan. Minamiise was formed in 2005 with the merger of the towns Nansei and Nantō.

Geography[edit]

Minamiise occupies a ria coastal region with numerous deeply indented bays located in the eastern part of the Kii Peninsula in central Mie Prefecture, along the Kumano Sea. Parts of Minamiise are inside Ise-Shima National Park.

Adjacent municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Minamiise was once part of the old Shima Province, and became a part of Ise Province during the Sengoku period. The current town of Minamiise was formed on October 1, 2005 though the merger of the towns of Nansei and Nantō.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Minamiise is dominated by commercial fishing. Most of the business center around main town centers of Nansei and Nanto.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

There are no trains in Minamiise.

Highway[edit]

Weather[edit]

Climate data for Minamiise(1981 - 2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 18.7
(65.7)
20.8
(69.4)
22.8
(73)
26.4
(79.5)
30.9
(87.6)
34.8
(94.6)
37.0
(98.6)
38.2
(100.8)
35.3
(95.5)
31.8
(89.2)
25.2
(77.4)
22.1
(71.8)
38.2
(100.8)
Average high °C (°F) 10.1
(50.2)
10.7
(51.3)
13.9
(57)
18.9
(66)
22.5
(72.5)
25.4
(77.7)
29.0
(84.2)
30.3
(86.5)
27.6
(81.7)
22.6
(72.7)
17.7
(63.9)
12.8
(55)
20.13
(68.23)
Average low °C (°F) 1.3
(34.3)
1.6
(34.9)
4.3
(39.7)
8.7
(47.7)
13.3
(55.9)
17.7
(63.9)
21.9
(71.4)
23.0
(73.4)
20.1
(68.2)
14.3
(57.7)
8.5
(47.3)
3.4
(38.1)
11.51
(52.71)
Record low °C (°F) −5.8
(21.6)
−4.9
(23.2)
−3.8
(25.2)
−1.2
(29.8)
4.6
(40.3)
10.3
(50.5)
14.9
(58.8)
15.5
(59.9)
11.6
(52.9)
5.3
(41.5)
−0.3
(31.5)
−3.5
(25.7)
−5.8
(21.6)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 71.7
(2.823)
90.7
(3.571)
171.5
(6.752)
188.1
(7.406)
236.8
(9.323)
263.7
(10.382)
221.4
(8.717)
211.3
(8.319)
380.1
(14.965)
230.9
(9.091)
133.4
(5.252)
62.3
(2.453)
2,261.9
(89.054)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 141.9 147.1 173.8 183.1 176.1 135.7 164.3 193.4 142.7 145.5 142.4 149.4 1,895.4
Source: 気象庁[3] ※日照時間は1988 - 2010年の平年値

References[edit]

  1. ^ 平成24年津地方気象台気象観測データ
  2. ^ 平成24年津地方気象台気象観測データ
  3. ^ "気象庁|過去の気象データ検索". Retrieved 2014-12-26. 

External links[edit]

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