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Tenryū Village Hall
Location of Tenryū in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||109.44 km2 (42.26 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||12.1/km2 (31/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Flower||Lilium auratum|
|Address||878 Hiraoka Tenryū-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1201|
Tenryū (天龍村 Tenryū-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], 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).
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.
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.
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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