Uenohara, Yamanashi (town)

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Uenohara (上野原町, Uenohara-chō) was a town located in Kitatsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2004, the area within the former town of Uenohara had an estimated population of 26555 and a density of 211.58 persons per km². The total area was 125.51 km².

On February 13, 2005, Uenohara (formerly from Kitatsuru District), absorbed the village of Akiyama (from Minamitsuru District) to create the city of Uenohara.


  • Mountains: Mount Mikuni, Mount Ōgi, Mount Mitō
  • Rivers: Sagami River, Nakama River, Tsuru River

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

The following are the municipalities that surrounded the town of Uenohara before it was merged.

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