Miho (美浦村 Miho-mura) is a town located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. As of September 2015, the village had an estimated population of 15,977, and a population density of 240 persons per km². Its total area is 66.61 km².
Miho Village as seen from the west. Lake Kasumigaura on the left.
Location of Miho in Ibaraki Prefecture
|• Total||66.61 km2 (25.72 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Wild cherry tree|
|- Flower||Golden-rayed lily|
|Address||1515 Ukeryo, Miho-mura, Inashiki-gun, Ibaraki-ken 300-0492|
Located in southern Ibaraki Prefecture, Miho is bordered by Lake Kasumigaura to the north and east.
The villages of Kihara and Anju were created with the establishment of the municipalities system on April 1, 1889. The two villages were merged to form the village of Miho on April 1, 1955.
The economy of Miho is primarily agricultural, including aquaculture on Lake Kasumigaura.
- Miho has three elementary schools and one middle school and one special education school
- site of Kihara Castle
- Akadaira Shell Midden
Noted people from MihoEdit
- Eijiro Ai – professional baseball player