Soni, Nara

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Soni
曽爾村
village
Location of Soni in Nara Prefecture
Location of Soni in Nara Prefecture
Soni is located in Japan
Soni
Soni
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°31′N 136°7′E / 34.517°N 136.117°E / 34.517; 136.117Coordinates: 34°31′N 136°7′E / 34.517°N 136.117°E / 34.517; 136.117
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Nara Prefecture
District Uda
Government
 • Mayor Yoshinori Uyama
Area
 • Total 47.84 km2 (18.47 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2005)
 • Total 2,230
 • Density 46.61/km2 (120.7/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Azalea
 • Bird Japanese white-eye
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 495-1 Ōaza Imai, Soni-mura, Uda-gun, Nara-ken
633-1212
Website www.vill.soni.nara.jp

Soni (曽爾村 Soni-mura?) is a village located in Uda District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the village has an estimated population of 2,230 and a density of 46.61 persons per km2. The total area is 47.84 km2.

Geography[edit]

Soni Plateau of later fall

The village of Soni is located in the northeastern portion of Nara Prefecture, in Uda District. It is situated in a cool climate, and most dwellings are located near the valley. Many mountains, including the Byōbu-iwa, are close to the valley. Also, the Shōrenji River flows through the village.[1]

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Notable locations[edit]

  • Soni Plateau
  • Koochi Valley
  • Soni Plateau Hot Springs
  • Byōbu-iwa

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2005.Kangaeru Shakaika Chizu.Tokyo:Yotsuya-Ōtsuka Publishing, p.36

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