Omi, Nagano

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Omi
麻績村
Village
Omi Village Hall
Omi Village Hall
Flag of Omi
Flag
Official seal of Omi
Seal
Location of Omi in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Omi in Nagano Prefecture
北緯36度27分21.9秒東経138度2分42.7秒
北緯36度27分21.9秒東経138度2分42.7秒
Omi
 
Coordinates: 36°27′21.9″N 138°2′42.7″E / 36.456083°N 138.045194°E / 36.456083; 138.045194Coordinates: 36°27′21.9″N 138°2′42.7″E / 36.456083°N 138.045194°E / 36.456083; 138.045194
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Higashichikuma
Area
 • Total 34.38 km2 (13.27 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 2,732
 • Density 79.5/km2 (206/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Magnolia kobus
• Flower Erythronium japonicum
• Bird Common cuckoo
Phone number 0263-69-3111
Address 3837 Asa, Omi-mura, Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano-ken 399-7701
Website www.vill.omi.nagano.jp
Nagano Route 429 in Omi Village

Omi (麻績村?, Omi-mura) is a village located in Chiisagata District in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 2,732 and a population density of 79.5 persons per km². Its total area was 34.48 square kilometres (13.31 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Omi is located in the centre of Nagano Prefecture. The Kitayama Dam and the Hijiri Highlands are located in the village.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Ikusaka was part of ancient Shinano Province. The area was part of the holdings of Matsumoto Domain during the Edo period. The modern village of Ikusaka was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.

Economy[edit]

The economy of the village is based on agriculture.

Education[edit]

Omi has one public elementary school and one public middle school shared with the neighboring village of Chikuhoku. The village does not have a high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 麻績村立聖(ひじり)博物館 Retrieved February 10, 2016 (Japanese)

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