Matsukawa, Nagano (Kitaazumi)
|• Total||47.07 km2 (18.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||210/km2 (530/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Tree||Pinus densiflora|
|Address||76-5, Matsukawa-mura, Kitaazumi-gun, Nagano-ken 399-8501|
Matsukawa (松川村, Matsukawa-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2019[update], the village had an estimated population of 9,689 in 3813 households, and a population density of 210 persons per km². The total area of the village is 47.07 square kilometres (18.17 sq mi).
The village has a climate characterized by characterized by hot and humid summers, and cold winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Matsukawa is 10.1 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1278 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 23.4 °C, and lowest in January, at around -2.4 °C.
Per Japanese census data, the population of Matsukawa has recently plateaued after a long period of growth.
The area of present-day Matsukawa was part of ancient Shinano Province and was part of the territory controlled by Matsumoto Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate of the Edo period. The modern village of Matsukawa was established on April 1, 1889 by the establishment of the municipalities system.
Matsukawa has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.
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- Matsukawa climate data
- Matsukawa population statistics
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