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Urugi Village Hall
Location of Urugi in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||43.43 km2 (16.77 sq mi)|
|Population (October 2016)|
|• Density||13.9/km2 (36/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Lilium japanicum|
|• Flower||Fritillaria camschatcensis|
|• Bird||Japanese robin|
|Address||968-1, Urugi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1601|
Urugi (売木村 Urugi-mura?) is a village located in Shimoina District in southern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016[update], the village had an estimated population of 605 and a population density of 13.9 persons per km². Its total area was 43.43 square kilometres (16.77 sq mi).
Urugi is located mountainous southern border of Nagano Prefecture with Aichi Prefecture.
The area of present-day Urugi was part of ancient Shinano Province. The village of Toyo was established on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the municipalities system. Toyo Village dissolved on July 1, 1948, with a portion annexed by neighboring Anan, and the remainder becoming the village of Urugi.
Urugi has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
- The village does not have any passenger railway service
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