Aizumisato
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Aizumisato
Aizumisato

Aizumisato Town Hall
Aizumisato Town Hall
Flag of Aizumisato
Flag
Official seal of Aizumisato
Seal
Location of Aizumisato in Fukushima Prefecture
Location of Aizumisato in Fukushima Prefecture
Aizumisato is located in Japan
Aizumisato
Aizumisato
 
Coordinates: 37°27?35.5?N 139°50?28?E / 37.459861°N 139.84111°E / 37.459861; 139.84111Coordinates: 37°27?35.5?N 139°50?28?E / 37.459861°N 139.84111°E / 37.459861; 139.84111
CountryJapan
RegionT?hoku
PrefectureFukushima
District?numa
Area
 o Total276.33 km2 (106.69 sq mi)
Population
(March 2020)
 o Total20,092
 o Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeStyphnolobium japonicum
- FlowerIris sanguinea
- BirdWagtail
Phone number0242-55-1122
Address3163 Miyakita, Aizumisato-machi, ?numa-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-6292
WebsiteOfficial website
Central Aizumisato scene

Aizumisato (, Aizumisato-machi) is a town located in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 March 2020, the town had an estimated population of 20,092 in 7306 households [1]and a population density of 73 persons per km2. The total area of the town was 276.33 square kilometres (106.69 sq mi).

Geography

Aizumisato is located in the eastern portion of the Aizu region, in west-central Fukushima Prefecture on the southwestern edge of the Aizu Basin.

  • Mountains : Mount Hakase, Mount Myojindake (1074 m)
  • Rivers : Aka River
  • Lakes : Miyagawa Dam

Neighboring municipalities

Fukushima Prefecture

Climate

Aizumisato has a Humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb) characterized by warm summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall. The average annual temperature in Aizumisato is 13.1 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1320 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 24.8 °C, and lowest in January, at around -1.4 °C.[2]

Demographics

Per Japanese census data,[3] the population of Aizumisato has declined steadily over the past 40 years.

History

The area of present-day Aizumisato was part of ancient Mutsu Province and formed part of the holdings of Aizu Domain during the Edo period. After the Meiji Restoration, it was organized as part of ?numa District in Fukushima Prefecture. The town of Aizumisato was created on October 1, 2005 with the merger of the two towns of Aizutakada and Aizuhong? and the village of Niitsuru, all from ?numa District.[4]

Economy

The economy of Aizumisato is dominated by agriculture.

Education

Aizumisato has five public elementary schools and three public junior high schools operated by the town government. The town has one public high school operated by the Fukushima Prefectural Board of Education.

  • Fukushima Prefectural Aizumisato High School

Transportation

Railway

JR logo (east).svg JR East - Tadami Line

Highway

Local attractions

Sister-city relationships

Aizumisato has a sister-city relationship with the town of Naraha, also in Fukushima Prefecture. This is a renewal of the relationship Niitsuru had with Naraha prior to the merger.[5]

External links

Media related to Aizumisato, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons

References

  1. ^ Aizumisato official town statistics(in Japanese)
  2. ^ Aizumisato climate data
  3. ^ Aizumisato population statistics
  4. ^ "" Archived 2008-08-13 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved on 22 December 2008. (in Japanese)
  5. ^ - Archived 2009-02-27 at the Wayback Machine (Shimai y?k? toshi - Aizumisato), town web site, retrieved on December 22, 2008

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