Achi (阿智村 Achi-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2019[update], the village had an estimated population of 6,379 in 2360 households , and a population density of 30.7 persons per km². The total area of the village is 214.43 square kilometres (82.79 sq mi).
Achi Village Hall
Location of Achi in Nagano Prefecture
|• Total||214.43 km2 (82.79 sq mi)|
|• Density||30/km2 (77/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Tree||Aesculus turbinata|
|• Flower||Adonis amurensis|
|Address||483 Komaba, Achi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 395-0303|
Per Japanese census data, the population of Achi has decreased over the past 50 years.
The town has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and cold winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Achi is 10.4 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1944 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 22.5 °C, and lowest in January, at around -1.6 °C.
The area of present-day Achi was part of ancient Shinano Province. The modern villages of Ochi, Chiri and Goka were established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system. The three villages merged on September 30, 1956 to form the village of Achi. The neighboring village of Namiai was annexed on January 1, 2006.
Achi has five public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the village government and one private elementary school. The village has one public high school, which is operated by the Nagano Prefectural Board of Education.
- The village has no passenger railway service.
- Misaka Pass, a National Historic Site
Notable people from AchiEdit
- Achi Village official statistics(in Japanese)
- "Archived copy" 阿智村の紹介 > 阿智村の概要. Achi official website (in Japanese). Achi Village. Archived from the original on December 19, 2012. Retrieved September 19, 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Achi population statistics
- Achi climate data
- http://www.kokudo.or.jp/new/cities/sub/chubu/20.htm Archived April 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine