Minamimaki, Nagano

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Minamimaki
南牧村
Village
Minamimaki Village Hall
Minamimaki Village Hall
Flag of Minamimaki
Flag
Official seal of Minamimaki
Seal
Location of Minamimaki in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Minamimaki in Nagano Prefecture
Minamimaki is located in Japan
Minamimaki
Minamimaki
 
Coordinates: 36°1′15″N 138°29′31.7″E / 36.02083°N 138.492139°E / 36.02083; 138.492139Coordinates: 36°1′15″N 138°29′31.7″E / 36.02083°N 138.492139°E / 36.02083; 138.492139
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Minamisaku
Area
 • Total 133.09 km2 (51.39 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 3,374
 • Density 25.4/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Prunus serrulata
• Flower Lily of the valley
• Bird Eurasian skylark
Phone number 0267-78-2121
Address 1051 Uminokuchi Minamimaki-mura, Minamisaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-1211
Website www.minamimakimura.jp
Rural scene in Minamimaki village

Minamimaki (南牧村, Minamimaki-mura) is a village located in Minamisaku District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 3374 and a population density of 25.4 persons per km². Its total area was 133.09 square kilometres (51.39 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Minamimaki is located in mountainous eastern Nagano Prefecture, bordered by Yamanashi Prefecture to the south. The Southern Yatsugatake Volcanic Group is partly located within this village.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Nobeyama(1981 - 2010), altitude 1350 meters
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 11.9
(53.4)
15.6
(60.1)
20.1
(68.2)
24.9
(76.8)
26.0
(78.8)
28.6
(83.5)
30.7
(87.3)
31.0
(87.8)
29.1
(84.4)
24.9
(76.8)
19.7
(67.5)
16.9
(62.4)
31.0
(87.8)
Average high °C (°F) −0.1
(31.8)
0.5
(32.9)
4.7
(40.5)
11.9
(53.4)
16.5
(61.7)
19.5
(67.1)
23.1
(73.6)
24.2
(75.6)
19.8
(67.6)
14.1
(57.4)
9.1
(48.4)
3.4
(38.1)
12.3
(54.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −5.3
(22.5)
−4.9
(23.2)
−0.8
(30.6)
5.6
(42.1)
10.6
(51.1)
14.5
(58.1)
18.4
(65.1)
19.2
(66.6)
15.2
(59.4)
8.8
(47.8)
3.5
(38.3)
−2.0
(28.4)
6.9
(44.4)
Average low °C (°F) −11.9
(10.6)
−11.5
(11.3)
−6.7
(19.9)
−0.6
(30.9)
4.7
(40.5)
9.9
(49.8)
14.5
(58.1)
15.2
(59.4)
11.2
(52.2)
3.8
(38.8)
−2.1
(28.2)
−8.1
(17.4)
1.5
(34.7)
Record low °C (°F) −25.1
(−13.2)
−26.0
(−14.8)
−25.3
(−13.5)
−18.7
(−1.7)
−6.6
(20.1)
−0.5
(31.1)
4.8
(40.6)
5.0
(41)
−2.2
(28)
−8.9
(16)
−14.1
(6.6)
−23.1
(−9.6)
−26.0
(−14.8)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 50.3
(1.98)
56.2
(2.213)
98.1
(3.862)
102.3
(4.028)
127.5
(5.02)
174.9
(6.886)
202.1
(7.957)
176.0
(6.929)
210.5
(8.287)
136.7
(5.382)
66.9
(2.634)
38.4
(1.512)
1,439.9
(56.689)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 6.9 7.2 11.5 10.5 11.4 13.9 15.8 12.8 12.6 9.9 8.0 5.9 126.4
Mean monthly sunshine hours 168.9 161.3 179.3 191.8 176.7 131.5 142.0 168.5 124.3 141.9 164.0 173.5 1,924.4
Source #1: Japan Meteorological Agency
Source #2: 観測史上1位~10位の値

Politics and Government[edit]

Elections[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day MInamimaki was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern village of Minamimaki was created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • The village does not have any passenger rail service.

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

External links[edit]