Ogawa Village Hall
Location of Ogawa in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||58.11 km2 (22.44 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||45.3/km2 (117/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Address||8800-8 Takafu, Ogawa-mura, Kamiminochi-gun, Nagano-ken 381-3302|
Ogawa (小川村? Ogawa-mura) is a village located in Kamiminochi District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 2,634 and a population density of 45.3 persons per km². Its total area was 58.11 square kilometres (22.44 sq mi). Ogawa is listed as one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan 
Ogawa is located in northern Nagano Prefecture.
The area of present-day Ogawa was part of ancient Shinano Province. The villages of Kita-Ogawa and Minami-Ogawa were created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. The two villages merged to form the village of Ogawa on April 1, 1955..
The economy of Ogawa is agricultural, primarily rice cultivation and horticulture.
Ogawa has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
- Ogawa does not have any passenger railway service.
- Furusato Land Ogawa, local history museum
- The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan (Japanese)
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