Omi Village Hall
Location of Omi in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||34.38 km2 (13.27 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||79.5/km2 (206/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Magnolia kobus|
|• Flower||Erythronium japonicum|
|• Bird||Common cuckoo|
|Address||3837 Asa, Omi-mura, Higashichikuma-gun, Nagano-ken 399-7701|
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[update], 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).
Omi is located in the centre of Nagano Prefecture. The Kitayama Dam and the Hijiri Highlands are located in the village.
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.
The economy of the village is based on agriculture.
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.
- 麻績村立聖（ひじり）博物館 Retrieved February 10, 2016 (Japanese)
|This Nagano Prefecture location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|