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Takamori Town Hall
Location of Takamori in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||45.36 km2 (17.51 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||284/km2 (740/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Osmanthus fragrans, Diospyros kaki|
|• Flower||Kerria japonica|
|Address||2183-1 Shimoichida Hiraoka Takamori-machi, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-3193|
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[update], 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).
Takamori is located in mountainous south of Nagano Prefecture.
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.
- The Yokohama Rubber Company has a plant in Takamori.
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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