|• Total||66.61 km2 (25.72 sq mi)|
|• Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|• Tree||Ginkgo biloba|
|• Flower||Primula japonica|
|• Bird||Japanese bush warbler|
|Address||6664 Kimura, Takagi-mura, Shimoina-gun, Nagano-ken 395-1107|
Takagi (喬木村, Takagi-mura) is a village located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 April 2019[update], the village had an estimated population of 6,117 in 2022 households, and a population density of 92 persons per km². The total area of the village is 66.61 square kilometres (25.72 sq mi).
Takagi is located in the Ina Valley mountainous southern of Nagano Prefecture, on a river terrace formed by the Tenryū River, which flows through the village.
The town has a climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and cold winters (Köppen climate classification Cfa). The average annual temperature in Takagi is 11.9 °C. The average annual rainfall is 1717 mm with September as the wettest month. The temperatures are highest on average in August, at around 24.0 °C, and lowest in January, at around -0.0 °C.
Per Japanese census data, the population of Takagi has declined slightly in recent decades.
The area of present-day Takagi was part of ancient Shinano Province. The village was established on April 1, 1889 with the establishment of the modern municipalities system.
The economy of Takagi is primarily agricultural, with strawberries and konjac as notable crops. The village was traditionally known for its production of Japanese umbrellas.
Takagi has two public elementary schools and one public middle school operated by the village government. The village does not have a high school.<ref.Takagi village official home page(in Japanese)</ref>
- The village does not have any passenger railway service.
- The village is not located on any national highway.
- Takagi Village official statistics(in Japanese)
- Takagi climate data
- Takagi population statistics