Yamauchi, Saga

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Yamauchi

山内町
Former municipality
Yamauchi is located in Japan
Yamauchi
Yamauchi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°11′N 129°57′E / 33.183°N 129.950°E / 33.183; 129.950Coordinates: 33°11′N 129°57′E / 33.183°N 129.950°E / 33.183; 129.950
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureSaga Prefecture
DistrictKishima
MergedMarch 1, 2006
(now part of Takeo)
Area
 • Total40.91 km2 (15.80 sq mi)
Population
(November 30, 2004)
 • Total9,745
 • Density238.21/km2 (617.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
WebsiteTakeo City

Yamauchi (山内町, Yamauchi-chō) was a town located in Kishima District, Saga Prefecture, Japan.

On March 1, 2006, Yamauchi, along with the town of Kitagata (also from Kishima District), was merged into the expanded city of Takeo.

Geography[edit]

Adjoining municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

  • April 1, 1889 - The modern municipality system was established. The area consisted of two villages: Nakato and Sumiyoshi.
  • April 1, 1954 - Nakato and Sumiyoshi were merged to create Yamauchi Village.
  • March 1, 1955 - Part of Takeuchi Town was incorporated into Yamauchi Village.
  • September 1, 1960 - Yamauchi Village became Yamauchi Town (Yamauchi-machi)

Education[edit]

  • Yamauchi Junior High School
  • Yamauchi Higashi Elementary School
  • Yamauchi Nishi Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Road[edit]

Notable places and events[edit]

  • Mt. Kurokami, Fūfu Rock
  • Kurokami no Roman festival
  • Sangyō festival
  • Chūō Park

Sister cities[edit]