Tenmabayashi, Aomori

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Tenmabayashi
天間林村
Former municipality
Location of Tenmabayashi in Aomori Prefecture
Location of Tenmabayashi in Aomori Prefecture
Tenmabayashi is located in Japan
Tenmabayashi
Tenmabayashi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 40°44′40.7″N 141°09′27.3″E / 40.744639°N 141.157583°E / 40.744639; 141.157583Coordinates: 40°44′40.7″N 141°09′27.3″E / 40.744639°N 141.157583°E / 40.744639; 141.157583
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Aomori Prefecture
District Kamikita
Merged March 31, 2005
(now part of Shichinohe)
Area
 • Total 202.59 km2 (78.22 sq mi)
Population (January 1, 2005)
 • Total 8,354
 • Density 41.23/km2 (106.8/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Zelkova serrata
 • Flower Japanese bellflower
 • Bird Green pheasant
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Tenmabayashi (天間林村 Tenmabayashi-mura?) was a village located in Kamikita District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan.

Tenmabayashi Village was founded in 1889 from the merger of seven small hamlets.

On March 31, 2005, Tenmabayashi was merged into the neighboring and expanding town of Shichinohe, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.

Located in central Aomori prefecture, the village of Tenmabashi had an economy based on primarily on agriculture, with principal crops including rice, garlic and Japanese yam.

At the time of its merger, the village had an estimated population of 8,354 and a density of 41.23 persons per km2. The total area was 202.59 km2.

Tenmabayashi was served by Route 4 (Japan) and Route 394 (Japan) highways, but had no railway service.