Tateshina Town Hall
Location of Tateshina in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||66.87 km2 (25.82 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||108/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Betula platyphylla|
|• Flower||Lily of the valley|
|• Bird||Green pheasant|
|Address||2532 Ashida, Tateshina-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-2305, Japan|
Tateshina (立科町 Tateshina-machi?) is a town located in Kitasaku District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the town had an estimated population of 7,189 and a population density of 108 persons per km². Its total area was 66.87 square kilometres (25.82 sq mi). Tateshina is famous for its apple orchards.
Tateshina is located in mountainous central Nagano Prefecture.
The modern village of Tateshina was created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. It was raised to town status on October 1, 1953.
Tateshina has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the town government, and one high school operated the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education.
- The town does not have any passenger rail service.
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