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Ten'ei Village Hall
Location of Ten'ei in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||225.56 km2 (87.09 sq mi)|
|Population (November 2014)|
|• Density||25.8/km2 (67/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|- Tree||Styphnolobium japonicum, pine|
|- Flower||Gentiana scabra|
|- Bird||Japanese bush warbler|
|Address||78 Shimomatsumoto Harabatake, Ten'ei-mura, Iwase-gun, Fukushima-ken 962-0492|
Ten'ei (天栄村? Ten'ei-mura) is a village located in Iwase District, Fukushima Prefecture, in northern Honshū, Japan. As of November 2014, the village had an estimated population of 5,815 and a population density of 25.8 persons per km². The total area was 224.56 km².
Ten’ei is located in south-central Fukushima prefecture.
- Mountains: Futamatayama (1544 m)
- Rivers: Shakado River, Tsurunuma River
The area of present-day Ten’ei was part of ancient Mutsu Province and formed part of the holdings of Shirakawa Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of Nakadōri region of Iwashiro Province.
Ten’ei was formed on March 31, 1955 with the merger of the villages of Makimoto, YUmoto, Osato and a portion of Hiroto.
The economy of Ten’ei is primarily agricultural, with Yacón a noteworthy crop.
- Ten’ei Middle School
- Yumoto Middle School
- Ten’ei is not served by any train stations.
- Hatori Dam
- Futamata Hot Spring
- Yumoto Hot Spring
- Ten’ei Hot Spring
- Hatoriko Hot Spring and ski resort
Media related to Ten'ei, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)