Umaji, Kōchi

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Umaji
馬路村
Village
View of Umaji
View of Umaji
Flag of Umaji
Flag
Official seal of Umaji
Chapter
Location of Umaji in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Umaji in Kōchi Prefecture
Umaji is located in Japan
Umaji
Umaji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°33′N 134°3′E / 33.550°N 134.050°E / 33.550; 134.050Coordinates: 33°33′N 134°3′E / 33.550°N 134.050°E / 33.550; 134.050
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
District Aki
Government
 • Mayor Takashi Kamiji
Area
 • Total 165.52 km2 (63.91 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 898
 • Density 5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Cryptomeria
 • Flower Yuzu
 • Bird Blue-and-white flycatcher
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 443 Umaji, Umaji-mura, Kōchi-ken
781-6201
Website www.vill.umaji.kochi.jp/html/index.htm

Umaji (馬路村?, Umaji-mura) is a village located in Aki District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 31, 2017, the village has an estimated population of 898[1] and a density of 5.4 persons per km2. The total area is 165.52 km2.

Geography[edit]

Umaji is located in a mountainous region, and the Yasuda River flows through. Approximately 96% of the village is covered by forests, 75% of which are protected by the government. Major mountains include Mount Eboshi (1,320 m) and Jinkichimori (1,423 m).

Umaji is part of the local area called Chugei 中芸 which includes Umaji, Yasuda, Tano, Nahari and Kitagawa.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Education[edit]

Access[edit]

Access is only by car or bus. Umaji's local train station is in Yasuda which is about a 30-minute drive away. Yasuda is on the Gomen-Nahari Line.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Umaji Village" (in Japanese). Japan: Umaji Village. Retrieved 4 May 2017. 
  2. ^ http://www.tosakuro.co.jp/tosakuro/train_E_top.html

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