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Oshino Village Office
Location of Oshino in Yamanashi
|• Total||25.05 km2 (9.67 sq mi)|
|Population (November 1, 2015)|
|• Density||357/km2 (920/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Taxus cuspidata|
|• Bird||Barn swallow|
|Address||1514 Shinobugusa Oshino-mura Minimitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken 401-0511|
Oshino (忍野村 Oshino-mura) is a village in Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2015, the village has an estimated population of 8,936 and a population density of 357 persons per km2. The total area was 25.05 square kilometres (9.67 sq mi).
Oshino is located in southeastern Yamanashi Prefecture, in the foothills of Mount Fuji.
During the Edo period, all of Kai Province was tenryō territory under direct control of the Tokugawa shogunate. During the cadastral reform of the early Meiji period in April 1, 1889, the village of Oshino was created within Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture.
The world headquarters of FANUC are located in Oshino. The village is also host to facilities of the Japan Ground Self Defense Force (JGSDF). Tourism and agriculture also play major roles in the local economy.
Sister city relations
- Eight springs of Mount Fuji
Media related to Oshino, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (in Japanese)