Kamoenai (神恵内村, Kamoenai-mura) is a village located in Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the second smallest municipality in Hokkaido by population, after Otoineppu.

Kamoenai

神恵内村
Village
Kamoenai village office
Kamoenai village office
Flag of Kamoenai
Flag
Official seal of Kamoenai
Emblem
Location of Kamoenai in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Location of Kamoenai in Hokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
Kamoenai is located in Japan
Kamoenai
Kamoenai
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°9′N 140°26′E / 43.150°N 140.433°E / 43.150; 140.433Coordinates: 43°9′N 140°26′E / 43.150°N 140.433°E / 43.150; 140.433
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Shiribeshi Subprefecture)
DistrictFuruu
Government
 • MayorMasayuki Takahashi
Area
 • Total147.71 km2 (57.03 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total904
 • Density6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeAbies sachalinensis
 • FishChum salmon
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address81-4 Kamoenaimura, Kamoenai, Furuu-gun, Hokkaido
045-0301
Websitewww.vill.kamoenai.hokkaido.jp

As of September 2016, the village has an estimated population of 904. The total area is 147.71 km².

GeographyEdit

Kamoenai is located on the western of the Shakotan Peninsula.

Neighboring towns and villageEdit

HistoryEdit

Kamoenai was developed by fisheries. Kamoenai Village was merged with Akaishi Village and Sannai Village and became a Second Class Village in 1906.

EducationEdit

  • Kamoenai Elementary School
  • Kamoenai Junior High School

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