Narusawa, Yamanashi

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Narusawa

鳴沢村
Village
Mt Fuji from Narusawa michi-no-eki
Mt Fuji from Narusawa michi-no-eki
Flag of Narusawa
Flag
Official seal of Narusawa
Seal
Location of Narusawa in Yamanashi Prefecture
Location of Narusawa in Yamanashi Prefecture
Narusawa is located in Japan
Narusawa
Narusawa
 
Coordinates: 35°28′52.9″N 138°42′23.2″E / 35.481361°N 138.706444°E / 35.481361; 138.706444Coordinates: 35°28′52.9″N 138°42′23.2″E / 35.481361°N 138.706444°E / 35.481361; 138.706444
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu
Tōkai
PrefectureYamanashi Prefecture
DistrictMinamitsuru
Area
 • Total89.58 km2 (34.59 sq mi)
Population
 (November 1, 2015)
 • Total2,921
 • Density32.6/km2 (84/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Phone number0555-85-2311
Address1575 Narusawa-mura Minimitsuru-gun, Yamanashi-ken 401-0398
Websitehttp://www.vill.narusawa.yamanashi.jp/
Narusawa Village Hall

Narusawa (鳴沢村, Narusawa-mura) is a village located in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. As of November 2015, the village had an estimated population of 2,921, and a population density of 32.6 persons per km². The total area is 89.58 square kilometres (34.59 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Narusawa is located in southern Yamanashi Prefecture, in the foothills of Mount Fuji.

Neighboring municipalities[edit]

Yamanashi Prefecture

Shizuoka Prefecture

History[edit]

The name Narusawa is mentioned in the Kamakura period Azuma Kagami, as a hamlet on the road connecting Kai Province with Suruga Province. During the Edo period, all of Kai Province was tenryō territory under direct control of the Tokugawa shogunate. During the cadastral reform of the early Meiji period in July 1, 1889, the village of Narusawa was created within Minamitsuru District, Yamanashi Prefecture.

Local attractions[edit]

The Kawaguchiko Motor Museum is located in Narusawa.[1]

Education[edit]

Narusawa has one elementary school.

Transportation[edit]

Highway[edit]

Sister city relations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kawaguchiko Motor Museum / Zero Fighter Museum Retrieved August 19, 2016
  2. ^ "International Exchange". List of Affiliation Partners within Prefectures. Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR). Archived from the original on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Narusawa, Yamanashi at Wikimedia Commons