Tateshina, Nagano

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Tateshina
立科町
Town
Tateshina Town Hall
Tateshina Town Hall
Flag of Tateshina
Flag
Official seal of Tateshina
Seal
Location of Tateshina in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Tateshina in Nagano Prefecture
Tateshina is located in Japan
Tateshina
Tateshina
 
Coordinates: 36°16′19.2″N 138°18′57.3″E / 36.272000°N 138.315917°E / 36.272000; 138.315917Coordinates: 36°16′19.2″N 138°18′57.3″E / 36.272000°N 138.315917°E / 36.272000; 138.315917
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Kitasaku
Area
 • Total 66.87 km2 (25.82 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 7,189
 • Density 108/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Betula platyphylla
• Flower Lily of the valley
• Bird Green pheasant
Phone number 0267-57-2311
Address 2532 Ashida, Tateshina-machi, Kitasaku-gun, Nagano-ken 384-2305, Japan
Website www.town.tateshina.nagano.jp
Lake Megami in Tateshina

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, 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.

Geography[edit]

Tateshina is located in mountainous central Nagano Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Tateshina was part of ancient Shinano Province, and developed as a post station on the Nakasendō highway connecting [Edo]] with Kyoto.

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.

Education[edit]

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.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • The town does not have any passenger rail service.

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

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