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Fujisaki, Aomori
Fujisaki

Fujisaki Town Hall
Fujisaki Town Hall
Flag of Fujisaki
Flag
Official seal of Fujisaki
Seal
Location of Fujisaki in Aomori Prefecture
Location of Fujisaki in Aomori Prefecture
Fujisaki is located in Japan
Fujisaki
Fujisaki
 
Coordinates: 40°39?21.8?N 140°30?10.1?E / 40.656056°N 140.502806°E / 40.656056; 140.502806Coordinates: 40°39?21.8?N 140°30?10.1?E / 40.656056°N 140.502806°E / 40.656056; 140.502806
CountryJapan
RegionT?hoku
PrefectureAomori
DistrictMinamitsugaru
Area
 o Total37.29 km2 (14.40 sq mi)
Population
(March 31, 2020)
 o Total14,921
 o Density400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
- TreeApple
- FlowerWisteria
- BirdSwan
Phone number0172-75-3111
Address1-1 Toyota-ch?, Fujisaki-machi, Minamitsugaru-gun, Aomori-ken 038-3892
WebsiteOfficial website
Monument in Fujisaki

Fujisaki (, Fujisaki-machi) is a town in Aomori Prefecture, Japan. As of 31 March 2020, the town had an estimated population of 14,921 in 6068 households,[1] and a population density of 400 persons per km². The total area of the town is 37.29 square kilometers (14.40 sq mi).[2]

Geography

Fujisaki occupies the flatlands within Minamitsugaru District of south-central Aomori.

Neighboring municipalities

Climate

The town has a cold humid continental climate (Köppen Dfb) characterized by warm short summers and long cold winters with heavy snowfall. The average annual temperature in Fujisaki is 10.6 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1288 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 24.0 °C, and lowest in January, at around -1.8 °C.[3]

Demographics

Per Japanese census data,[4] the population of Fujisaki has steadily decreased over the past 60 years.

History

During the Edo period, the area around Fujisaki was controlled by the Tsugaru clan of Hirosaki Domain. With the Meiji period establishment of the modern municipalities system on April 1, 1889 was chartered as a village within Minamitsugaru District, Aomori. On May 20, 1923, Fujisaki attained town status. On February 1, 1955, Fujisaki merged with neighboring Junisato Village. It annexed a portion of Itayanagi Village on August 10, 1956. On January 1, 2006, it merged with the neighboring town of Tokiwa. On September 1, 2007, a portion of the Namioka part of Aomori left Aomori and merged into Fujisaki.[5]

Government

Fujisaki has a mayor-council form of government with a directly elected mayor and a unicameral town legislature of 14 members. Minamitsugaru District (with the exception of the town of ?wani contributes one member to the Aomori Prefectural Assembly. In terms of national politics, the city is part of Aomori 3rd district of the lower house of the Diet of Japan.

Economy

The economy of Fujisaki is heavily dependent on agriculture, notably rice and horticulture. The Fuji apple was developed here[6]

Education

Fujisaki has three public elementary schools and two public junior high schools operated by the town government, and one public high school operated by the Aomori Prefectural Board of Education.

Transportation

Railway

JR logo (east).svgEast Japan Railway Company (JR East) - ?u Main Line

JR logo (east).svgEast Japan Railway Company (JR East) - Gon? Line

Highway

Notable people from Fujisaki

References

  1. ^ Fujisaki Town official statistics (in Japanese)
  2. ^ . (in Japanese). Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Fujisaki climate data
  4. ^ Fujisaki population statistics
  5. ^ "19?9?15PDF?" (PDF). Aomori official website (in Japanese). Aomori City. 19 September 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 March 2011. Retrieved 2011.
  6. ^ The Research Station moved to Morioka later; now National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, National Institute of Fruit Tree Science http://www.naro.affrc.go.jp/fruit/kin/apple/017785.html Archived 2013-03-11 at the Wayback Machine

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