Aizumisato Town Hall
Location of Aizumisato in Fukushima Prefecture
|o Total||276.33 km2 (106.69 sq mi)|
|o Density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Styphnolobium japonicum|
|- Flower||Iris sanguinea|
|Address||3163 Miyakita, Aizumisato-machi, ?numa-gun, Fukushima-ken 969-6292|
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 and a population density of 73 persons per km2. The total area of the town was 276.33 square kilometres (106.69 sq mi).
Aizumisato is located in the eastern portion of the Aizu region, in west-central Fukushima Prefecture on the southwestern edge of the Aizu Basin.
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.
Per Japanese census data, the population of Aizumisato has declined steadily over the past 40 years.
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.
The economy of Aizumisato is dominated by agriculture.
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.
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