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Takayama Village Hall
Location of Takayama in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||98.56 km2 (38.05 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||71.9/km2 (186/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Taxus cuspidata|
|• Flower||Rhododendron subg. Hymenanthes|
|Address||4972 Takai, Takayama-mura, Kamitakai-gun, Nagano-ken 382-8510|
Takayama (高山村? Takayama-mura) is a village located in Kamitakai District in northeast Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 7,084 and a population density of 71.9 persons per km². Its total area was 98.56 square kilometres (38.05 sq mi). Takayama is listed as one of The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan 
The area of present-day Takayama was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern villages of Takai and Yamada were established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system. The two villages merged on September 30, 1956 to form the village of Takayama.
The economy of Takayama is based on agriculture, forestry, and seasonal tourism.
Takayama has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
- The village has no passenger railway service.
- The village is not located on any national highway.
- The Most Beautiful Villages in Japan (in Japanese)
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