Tōmi, Nagano

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Tōmi
東御市
City
Tōmi City Hall
Tōmi City Hall
Flag of Tōmi
Flag
Official seal of Tōmi
Seal
Location of Tōmi in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Tōmi in Nagano Prefecture
Tōmi is located in Japan
Tōmi
Tōmi
 
Coordinates: 36°21′33.8″N 138°19′49.4″E / 36.359389°N 138.330389°E / 36.359389; 138.330389Coordinates: 36°21′33.8″N 138°19′49.4″E / 36.359389°N 138.330389°E / 36.359389; 138.330389
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
Area
 • Total 112.37 km2 (43.39 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 29,726
 • Density 265/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Black Walnut
• Flower Azalea
Phone number 0268-62-1111
Address 281-2 Agata, Tōmi-shi, Nagano-ken 389-0592
Website www.city.tomi.nagano.jp
Unno-juku in Tōmi

Tōmi (東御市 Tōmi-shi?) is a city located in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the city had an estimated population of 29,726 and a population density of 265 persons per km². Its total area was 112.37 square kilometres (43.39 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Tōmi is located in central Nagano Prefecture, at an elevation of between 500 and 1000 meters. The Chikuma River divides the city into two parts.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tōmi (1981-2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.4
(36.3)
3.0
(37.4)
7.4
(45.3)
14.6
(58.3)
19.6
(67.3)
22.6
(72.7)
26.1
(79)
27.5
(81.5)
22.8
(73)
16.8
(62.2)
11.4
(52.5)
5.7
(42.3)
15.0
(59)
Average low °C (°F) −7.4
(18.7)
−7.3
(18.9)
−3.9
(25)
1.9
(35.4)
7.3
(45.1)
12.4
(54.3)
16.6
(61.9)
17.4
(63.3)
13.3
(55.9)
6.2
(43.2)
0.5
(32.9)
−4.4
(24.1)
4.4
(39.9)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 27.7
(1.091)
35.2
(1.386)
59.3
(2.335)
60.2
(2.37)
89.5
(3.524)
121.3
(4.776)
149.7
(5.894)
114.8
(4.52)
159.0
(6.26)
93.1
(3.665)
44.5
(1.752)
25.4
(1)
979.6
(38.567)
Source: 気象庁[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1970 24,626 —    
1980 26,841 +9.0%
1990 28,954 +7.9%
2000 30,944 +6.9%
2010 30,703 −0.8%

History[edit]

Tōmi is located in former Shinano Province. The modern city of Tōmi was established on April 1, 2004, from the merger of the village of Kitamimaki (from Kitasaku District), and the town of Tōbu (from Chiisagata District).

Education[edit]

Tōmi has four public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the city government, and one public high school operated by the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education. Previously the city had a Brazilian school, Colégio Pitágoras-Brasil.[2] It moved to Minowa and changed its name to Nagano Nippaku Gakuen.[3]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

International relations[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "東御 1981-2010年". Japan Meteorological Agency. Retrieved 2011-10-18. 
  2. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. February 7, 2008. Retrieved on October 13, 2015.
  3. ^ "Escolas Brasileiras Homologadas no Japão" (Archive). Embassy of Brazil in Tokyo. Retrieved on October 13, 2015. "2. Nagano Nippaku Gakuen (antigo Colégio Pitágoras)(Minowa) Obs: Em processo de homologação, devido à alteração do nome e do mantenedor"
  4. ^ http://www.sister-cities.org/icrc/directory/usa/OR

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