View of Umaji
Location of Umaji in Kōchi Prefecture
|• Mayor||Takashi Kamiji|
|• Total||165.52 km2 (63.91 sq mi)|
|Population (March 31, 2017)|
|• Density||5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)|
|• Bird||Blue-and-white flycatcher|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|City hall address||443 Umaji, Umaji-mura, Kōchi-ken
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.
- Junior High Schools
- Umaji Junior High School
- Yanase Junior High School
- Primary Schools
- Umaji Elementary School
- Yanase Elementary School
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.
- "Official website of Umaji Village" (in Japanese). Japan: Umaji Village. Retrieved 4 May 2017.