Yamakoshi, Niigata
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Yamakoshi, Niigata
Yamakoshi

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Former municipality
Rice terraces in Yamakoshi
Rice terraces in Yamakoshi
Flag of Yamakoshi
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Official seal of Yamakoshi
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CountryJapan
RegionHokuriku
PrefectureNiigata Prefecture
MergedApril 1, 2005
(now part of Nagaoka)
Area
 o Total39.83 km2 (15.38 sq mi)
Population
(2003)
 o Total2,035
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
10 municipalities merged into Nagaoka City

Yamakoshi (?, Yamakoshi-mura) was a village located in Koshi District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 2,035 and a density of 51.09 persons per km². The total area was 39.83 km².

On April 1, 2005, Yamakoshi, along with the town of Oguni (from Kariwa District), the town of Nakanoshima (from Minamikanbara District), and the towns of Koshiji and Mishima (both from Sant? District), was merged into the expanded city of Nagaoka.

On October 23, 2004, Yamakoshi was hit by the 2004 Ch?etsu earthquake.

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