Yasuoka, Nagano

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Yasuoka
泰阜村
Village
Yasuoka Village Hall
Yasuoka Village Hall
Flag of Yasuoka
Flag
Official seal of Yasuoka
Seal
Location of Yasuoka in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Yasuoka in Nagano Prefecture
Yasuoka is located in Japan
Yasuoka
Yasuoka
 
Coordinates: 35°22′38.6″N 137°50′45.5″E / 35.377389°N 137.845972°E / 35.377389; 137.845972Coordinates: 35°22′38.6″N 137°50′45.5″E / 35.377389°N 137.845972°E / 35.377389; 137.845972
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
Prefecture Nagano
District Shimoina
Area
 • Total 64.59 km2 (24.94 sq mi)
Population (October 2016)
 • Total 1,714
 • Density 26.5/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols  
• Tree Pine
• Flower Erythronium japonicum
• Bird Copper pheasant
Phone number 0260-26-2111
Address 3236-1 Yasuoka-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-1895
Website www.vill.yasuoka.nagano.jp
Tamoro hamlet in Yasuoka

Yasuoka (泰阜村?, Yasuoka-mura) is a village located in Shimoina District in far southern Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan. As of 1 October 2016, the village had an estimated population of 1,714 and a population density of 26.5 persons per km². Its total area was 64.59 square kilometres (24.94 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Yasuoka is located in mountainous far south of Nagano Prefecture. The Tenryū River runs through the northern portion of the village.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

The area of present-day Yasuoka was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern village of Yasuoka established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system. In the late 1930s, a large number of inhabitants from Yasuoka were esettled in Manchukuo.

Education[edit]

Yasuoka 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]

Highway[edit]

  • The village is not served by any national highway

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