Location of Kuma in Kumamoto Prefecture
|• Total||207.73 km2 (80.21 sq mi)|
(April 1, 2017)
|• Density||19/km2 (48/sq mi)|
|• Bird||Common kingfisher|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
|City hall address||1730 Ōaza Watarihei, Kuma-mura, Kuma-gun, Kumamoto-ken|
One of Japan's largest limestone caves, Kyūsen-dō, is located in Kuma. There are two large mountains located near Kuma village. In addition, there are several mountains measuring under 700 meters whose tributaries feed into the Kuma river. The average rain fall in Kuma Mura is roughly 2,300 millimeters.
Kuma village has a variety of symbols including the Japanese cedar tree, the mountain cherry blossoms, the kingfisher, and the sweet fish.
The main industries of Kuma Village are forestry and agriculture.