Sekikawa

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Sekikawa
関川村
Village
Sekikawa village hall
Sekikawa village hall
Flag of Sekikawa
Flag
Official seal of Sekikawa
Seal
Location of Sekikawa in Niigata
Location of Sekikawa in Niigata
Sekikawa is located in Japan
Sekikawa
Sekikawa
 
Coordinates: 38°5′21.8″N 139°33′54.1″E / 38.089389°N 139.565028°E / 38.089389; 139.565028Coordinates: 38°5′21.8″N 139°33′54.1″E / 38.089389°N 139.565028°E / 38.089389; 139.565028
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu) (Hokuriku)
Prefecture NIigata
District Iwafune
Area
 • Total 299.61 km2 (115.68 sq mi)
Population (June 2016)
 • Total 5,743
 • Density 19.2/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Maple
• Flower Lilium
Phone number 0254-64-1441
Address 912 Shimonoseki, Sekikawa-mura, Iwafune-gun, Niigata-ken 959-3265
Website www.vill.sekikawa.niigata.jp

Sekikawa (関川村?, Sekikawa-mura) is a village located in Iwafune District, Niigata Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. As of 1 June 2016, the village had an estimated population of 5,743 and a population density of 19.2 persons per km². Its total area was 299.61 square kilometres (115.68 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Sekikawa is located in mountainous northeastern Niigata Prefecture, bordered by Yamagata Prefecture to the east.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Sekikawa was part of ancient Echigo Province. The modern village of Sekigawa was established on August 1, 1954.

Economy[edit]

The local economy is dominated by agriculture

Education[edit]

Sekikawa has one public elementary school and one public middle school. The village does not have a high school.

Transportation[edit]

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