Takamori, Nagano

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Takamori
高森町
Town
Takamori Town Hall
Takamori Town Hall
Flag of Takamori
Flag
Official seal of Takamori
Seal
Location of Takamori in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Takamori in Nagano Prefecture
Takamori  is located in Japan
Takamori
Takamori
 
Coordinates: 35°33′5.5″N 137°52′42.6″E / 35.551528°N 137.878500°E / 35.551528; 137.878500Coordinates: 35°33′5.5″N 137°52′42.6″E / 35.551528°N 137.878500°E / 35.551528; 137.878500
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Shimoina
Area
 • Total 45.36 km2 (17.51 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 12,864
 • Density 284/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Osmanthus fragrans, Diospyros kaki
• Flower Kerria japonica
Phone number 0265-35-3111
Address 2183-1 Shimoichida Hiraoka Takamori-machi, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-3193
Website www.town.takamori.nagano.jp
Takamori landscape

Takamori (高森町, Takamori-machi) is a town located in Shimoina District in far southern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the town had an estimated population of 12,864 and a population density of 284 persons per km². Its total area was 45.36 square kilometres (17.51 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Takamori is located in mountainous south of Nagano Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Takamori was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern town was established on July 1, 1956 by the merger of the villages of Ichida and Yamabuki.

Economy[edit]

Education[edit]

Takamori has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the town government. The town does not have a high school.

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