Higashiyoshino (東吉野村, Higashiyoshino-mura) is a village located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Higashiyoshino

東吉野村
Village
Higashiyoshino Village
Higashiyoshino Village
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Official seal of Higashiyoshino
Chapter
Location of Higashiyoshino in Nara Prefecture
Location of Higashiyoshino in Nara Prefecture
Higashiyoshino is located in Japan
Higashiyoshino
Higashiyoshino
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°24′N 135°58′E / 34.400°N 135.967°E / 34.400; 135.967Coordinates: 34°24′N 135°58′E / 34.400°N 135.967°E / 34.400; 135.967
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureNara Prefecture
DistrictYoshino
Area
 • Total131.60 km2 (50.81 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total1,661
 • Density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address99 Ōaza Ogawa, Higashiyoshino-mura, Yoshino-gun, Nara-ken
633-2492
Websitewww.vill.higashiyoshino.nara.jp

As of October 1, 2016, the village has an estimated population of 1,661 and a density of 13 persons per km². The total area is 131.60 km².

GeographyEdit

Located in central Nara Prefecture, the majority of the town is mountainous. Mount Kunimi, at 1419 m, is the highest mountain in the village. There are other mountains, such as Mount Takami, at 1248 m, situated in western portion of Higashiyoshino.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 考える社会科地図 Kangaeru Shakaika Chizu. 四谷大塚出版 Yotsuya-Ōtsuka Shuppan. 2005. p. 36.

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