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Nakajima Village Hall
Location of Nakajima in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||18.91 km2 (7.30 sq mi)|
|Population (November 2014)|
|• Density||266/km2 (690/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|- Flower||Rhododendron indicum|
|Address||Nametsu Nakajima-nishi 11-1 Nakajima-mura, Nishishirakawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 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.
Nakajima is located in the flatlands of south-central Fukushima prefecture.
- Rivers: Abukuma River
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.
The economy of Nakajima is primarily agricultural.
- Nakajima Middle School
- Nakajma is not served by any train station
- Nakajima is not served by any national highway
Media related to Nakajima, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)