Tamakawa, Fukushima

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Tamakawa
玉川村
Village
Tamakawa Village Hall
Tamakawa Village Hall
Flag of Tamakawa
Flag
Official seal of Tamakawa
Seal
Location of Tamakawa in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Tamakawa in Fukushima Prefecture
Tamakawa is located in Japan
Tamakawa
Tamakawa
 
Coordinates: 37°12′38.6″N 140°24′32.4″E / 37.210722°N 140.409000°E / 37.210722; 140.409000Coordinates: 37°12′38.6″N 140°24′32.4″E / 37.210722°N 140.409000°E / 37.210722; 140.409000
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
District Ishikawa District
Area
 • Total 46.56 km2 (17.98 sq mi)
Population (November 2014)
 • Total 6,903
 • Density 148/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Pinus densiflora
- Flower Cherry blossom
- Bird Oriental turtle dove
Phone number 0247-57-3101
Address Kodaka Nakawatecho 9-banchi Tamagawa-mura, Ishikawa-gun, Fukushima-ken 963-6312
Website Official HP

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.

Geography[edit]

Tamakawa is located in south-central Fukushima prefecture.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Economy[edit]

Tamakawa has a mixed economy of agriculture and light/precision manufacturing.

Education[edit]

  • Tamakawa Izumi Middle School
  • Tamakawa Sugama Middle School
  • Tamakawa First Elementary School
  • Tamakawa Sugama Elementary School,

Transportation[edit]

Airports[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

International Relations[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Tamakawa, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons