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Tamakawa Village Hall
Location of Tamakawa in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||46.56 km2 (17.98 sq mi)|
|Population (November 2014)|
|• Density||148/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|- Flower||Cherry blossom|
|- Bird||Oriental turtle dove|
|Address||Kodaka Nakawatecho 9-banchi Tamagawa-mura, Ishikawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 963-6312|
Tamakawa (玉川村 Tamakawa-mura?) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 6,903 and a population density of 148 persons per km². The total area was 46.56 km².
Tamakawa is located in south-central Fukushima prefecture.
- Mountains: Kannondake
- Rivers: Abukuma River
The area of present-day Tamakawa was part of ancient Mutsu Province. The area was mostly tenryo territory under the direct control of the Tokugawa shogunate during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwashiro Province.
Tamagawa Village was formed on March 31, 1955 by the merger of the villages of Izumi and Sugama.
Tamakawa has a mixed economy of agriculture and light/precision manufacturing.
- Tamakawa Izumi Middle School
- Tamakawa Sugama Middle School
- Tamakawa First Elementary School
- Tamakawa Sugama Elementary School,
Media related to Tamakawa, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)