Tsumagoe-juku in Nagiso
Location of Nagiso in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||215.93 km2 (83.37 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||19.7/km2 (51/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Chamaecyparis obtusa|
|Address||3668-1 Yomikaki, Nagiso-machi, Kiso-gun, Nagano-ken 399-5301|
Nagiso (箕輪町 Nagiso-machi?) is a town located in Kiso District in southwestern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 4,248 and a population density of 19.7 persons per km². Its total area was 215.93 square kilometres (83.37 sq mi). Nagiso is listed as one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan 
The area of present-day Nagiso was part of ancient Shinano Province. During the Edo period, the area developed as series of post stations on the Nakasendō highway connecting Edo with Kyoto. The villages of Yomikaki, Tsumagoi and Tadachi merged to form the town of Nagiso on May 1, 1968.
Nagiso has one public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the town government, and one high school operated the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education.
- The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan (Japanese)
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