Urugi, Nagano

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Urugi
売木村
Village
Urugi Village Hall
Urugi Village Hall
Flag of Urugi
Flag
Official seal of Urugi
Seal
Location of Urugi in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Urugi in Nagano Prefecture
Urugi is located in Japan
Urugi
Urugi
 
Coordinates: 35°16′15.8″N 137°42′40.3″E / 35.271056°N 137.711194°E / 35.271056; 137.711194Coordinates: 35°16′15.8″N 137°42′40.3″E / 35.271056°N 137.711194°E / 35.271056; 137.711194
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Shimoina
Area
 • Total 43.43 km2 (16.77 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 605
 • Density 13.9/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Lilium japanicum
• Flower Fritillaria camschatcensis
• Bird Japanese robin
Phone number 0260-28-2311
Address 968-1, Urugi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1601
Website www.urugi.jp
central Urugi Village

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, 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).

Geography[edit]

Urugi is located mountainous southern border of Nagano Prefecture with Aichi Prefecture.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

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.

Education[edit]

Urugi has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

  • The village does not have any passenger railway service

Highway[edit]

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