Miyada

Miyada
宮田村
Miyada Village Hall
Miyada Village Hall
Flag of Miyada
Official seal of Miyada
Location of Miyada in Nagano Prefecture
Location of Miyada in Nagano Prefecture
Miyada is located in Japan
Miyada
Miyada
 
Coordinates: 35°46′7.9″N 137°56′39.6″E / 35.768861°N 137.944333°E / 35.768861; 137.944333Coordinates: 35°46′7.9″N 137°56′39.6″E / 35.768861°N 137.944333°E / 35.768861; 137.944333
CountryJapan
RegionChūbu (Kōshin'etsu)
PrefectureNagano
DistrictKamiina
Area
 • Total54.50 km2 (21.04 sq mi)
Population
 (April 2019)
 • Total9,051
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
Symbols 
• FlowerPrunus mume
Phone number0265-85-3181
Address98 banchi, Miyada-mura, Kamiina-gun, Nagano-ken 399-4301
WebsiteOfficial website
Miyada village in Nagano prefecture, Japan

Miyada (宮田村, Miyada-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2019, the village had an estimated population of 9,051 in 3439 households,[1] and a population density of 170 persons per km². The total area of the village is 54.50 square kilometres (21.04 sq mi).

Geography

Miyada is located in the Kiso Mountains of central Nagano Prefecture, with Mount Kisokoma (2956 meters) within the village limits. The Tenryū River flows through the village.

Surrounding municipalities

Climate

Due to its location in the Kiso Mountains, the village has a climate characterized by characterized by cool summers and severely cold winters (Köppen climate classification Dfb). The average annual temperature in Miyada is 5.5 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1974 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 18.1 °C, and lowest in January, at around -6.6 °C.[2]

Demographics

Per Japanese census data,[3] the population of Miyada has recently plateaued after a long period of growth.

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1960 6,142—    
1970 6,767+10.2%
1980 7,582+12.0%
1990 7,894+4.1%
2000 8,692+10.1%
2010 8,973+3.2%
2020 8,569−4.5%

History

The area of present-day Miyada was part of ancient Shinano Province and "Miyada" appears as a place name in the Heian period Engishiki. During the Edo period it was a post station n the Shio no Michi highway. The modern village was founded on September 30, 1956 by separating from the city of Komagane.

Education

Miyada has one public elementary school and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.

Transportation

Railway

Highway

References

  1. ^ Miyada village official statistics Archived 2019-03-21 at the Wayback Machine(in Japanese)
  2. ^ Miyada climate data
  3. ^ Miyada population statistics

External links

  • Media related to Miyada, Nagano at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official Website (in Japanese)


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