Tenryū, Nagano

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Tenryū
天龍村
Village
Tenryū Village Hall
Tenryū Village Hall
Flag of Tenryū
Flag
Official seal of Tenryū
Seal
Location of Tenryū in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Tenryū in Nagano Prefecture
Tenryū is located in Japan
Tenryū
Tenryū
 
Coordinates: 35°16′34.9″N 137°51′15.2″E / 35.276361°N 137.854222°E / 35.276361; 137.854222Coordinates: 35°16′34.9″N 137°51′15.2″E / 35.276361°N 137.854222°E / 35.276361; 137.854222
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Shimoina
Area
 • Total 109.44 km2 (42.26 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 1,319
 • Density 12.1/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Symbols  
• Tree Trachycarpus
• Flower Lilium auratum
• Bird Dollarbird
Phone number 0260-26-2111
Address 878 Hiraoka Tenryū-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1201
Website http://www.vill-tenryu.jp/
Yubeshi, a local specialty of Tenryū

Tenryū (天龍村, Tenryū-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 1,319, and a population density of 12.1 persons per km². Its total area is 109.44 square kilometres (42.26 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Tenryū is located in mountainous far south of Nagano Prefecture on its border with Aichi Prefecture and Shizuoka Prefecture. The Tenryū River runs through the village, which is over 90% covered in mountains and forest. Hiraoka Dam is located within Tenryū.

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History[edit]

The area of present-day Tenryū was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern village was established on September 30, 1956 by the merger of the villages of Hiraoka and Kamihara.

Education[edit]

Tenryū has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.

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