Kurotaki (黒滝村, Kurotaki-mura) is a village located in Yoshino District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.

Kurotaki

黒滝村
Village
Flag of Kurotaki
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Official seal of Kurotaki
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Location of Kurotaki in Nara Prefecture
Location of Kurotaki in Nara Prefecture
Kurotaki is located in Japan
Kurotaki
Kurotaki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°19′N 135°51′E / 34.317°N 135.850°E / 34.317; 135.850Coordinates: 34°19′N 135°51′E / 34.317°N 135.850°E / 34.317; 135.850
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureNara Prefecture
DistrictYoshino
Area
 • Total47.71 km2 (18.42 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total745
 • Density16/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.vill.kurotaki.nara.jp

As of April 2017, the village has an estimated population of 745[1] and a density of 16 persons per km². The total area is 47.71 km².

GeographyEdit

Located north of Mount Yoshino, it is part of the municipalities in the Kii Mountain Range.

Surrounding municipalitiesEdit

HistoryEdit

  • 1889 - Minamiyoshino village is created in Yoshino District
  • 1912 - Minamiyoshino village is divided into Kurotaki village and Niu village
  • 1949 - A portion of the village is merged into Akino village (now Shimoichi town)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Kurotaki Village" (in Japanese). Japan: Kurotaki Village. Retrieved 25 April 2017.

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