Nakajima, Fukushima

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Nakajima
中島村
Village
Nakajima Village Hall
Nakajima Village Hall
Flag of Nakajima
Flag
Official seal of Nakajima
Seal
Location of Nakajima in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Nakajima in Fukushima Prefecture
Nakajima is located in Japan
Nakajima
Nakajima
 
Coordinates: 37°8′56″N 140°21′0.6″E / 37.14889°N 140.350167°E / 37.14889; 140.350167Coordinates: 37°8′56″N 140°21′0.6″E / 37.14889°N 140.350167°E / 37.14889; 140.350167
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Nishishirakawa District
Area
 • Total 18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)
Population (November 2014)
 • Total 5,022
 • Density 266/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Pinus densiflora
- Flower Rhododendron indicum
Phone number 0248-52-2111
Address Nametsu Nakajima-nishi 11-1 Nakajima-mura, Nishishirakawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 961-0192
Website Official HP
〒961-0192

Nakajima (中島村 Nakajima-mura?) is a village located in Nishishirakawa District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 5,022 and a population density of 266 persons per km². The total area was 18.91  km².

Geography[edit]

Nakajima is located in the flatlands of south-central Fukushima prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Nakajima was part of ancient Mutsu Province. The area was mostly tenryo territory under the direct control of the Tokugawa shogunate during the Edo period, except for a portion which was under the control of Takeda Domain of Echigo Province. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwaki Province.

Nakajima Village was formed on January 1, 1955 through the merger of the villages of Nametsu and Yoshikogawa.

Economy[edit]

The economy of Nakajima is primarily agricultural.

Education[edit]

  • Nakajima Middle School

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • Nakajma is not served by any train station

Highway[edit]

  • Nakajima is not served by any national highway

External links[edit]

Media related to Nakajima, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons