Location of Yomogita in Aomori Prefecture
|• Total||80.65 km2 (31.14 sq mi)|
|Population (February 2015)|
|• Density||37.7/km2 (98/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|• Tree||Japanese black pine|
|• Flower||Rosa rugosa|
|• Bird||Whooper swan|
|Address||1-3 Shiooshi, Yomogita-mura,
Higashitsugaru-gun, Aomori-ken 030-1211
Yomogita (蓬田村? Yomogita-mura) is a village located in Higashitsugaru District of northeastern Aomori Prefecture in the Tōhoku region of Japan. As of February 2015, the village had an estimated population of 3,042 and a population density of 37.7 persons per km2. Its total area was 80.65 km2.
The economy of Yomogita is heavily dependent on agriculture (rice and tomatoes) and commercial fishing. Some of the locally caught seafood include sea urchin roe, sea cucumber, scallops, abalone and squid.
Yomogita has one elementary school and one middle school.
Noted people from Yomogita
- Hiroyuki Takei – manga artist
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