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Umaji, K%C5%8Dchi
Umaji

Village
View of Umaji
View of Umaji
Flag of Umaji
Flag
Official seal of Umaji
Chapter
Location of Umaji in K?chi Prefecture
Location of Umaji in K?chi Prefecture
Umaji is located in Japan
Umaji
Umaji
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°33?N 134°3?E / 33.550°N 134.050°E / 33.550; 134.050Coordinates: 33°33?N 134°3?E / 33.550°N 134.050°E / 33.550; 134.050
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureK?chi Prefecture
DistrictAki
Government
 o MayorTakashi Kamiji
Area
 o Total165.52 km2 (63.91 sq mi)
Population
(March 31, 2017)
 o Total898
 o Density5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Symbols
 o TreeCryptomeria
 o FlowerYuzu
 o BirdBlue-and-white flycatcher
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address443 Umaji, Umaji-mura, K?chi-ken
781-6201
Websitewww.vill.umaji.kochi.jp/html/index.htm

Umaji (, Umaji-mura) is a village located in Aki District, K?chi Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 31, 2017, the village has an estimated population of 898[1] and a density of 5.4 persons per km2. The total area is 165.52 km2.

Geography

Umaji is located in a mountainous region, and the Yasuda River flows through. Approximately 96% of the village is covered by forests, 75% of which are protected by the government. Major mountains include Mount Eboshi (1,320 m) and Jinkichimori (1,423 m).

Umaji is part of the local area called Chugei which includes Umaji, Yasuda, Tano, Nahari and Kitagawa.

Neighboring municipalities

Economy

Beginning in the 1960s, Umaji has been a hub for the production of yuzu.[2]

Education

Access

Access is only by car or bus. Umaji's local train station is in Yasuda which is about a 30-minute drive away. Yasuda is on the Gomen-Nahari Line.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Official website of Umaji Village" (in Japanese). Japan: Umaji Village. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ Emi, Doi (December 21, 2017). "Soaking and Seasoning: The Aromatic Pleasures of "Yuzu"". Retrieved 2017. Umaji looked to yuzu production in the 1960s to boost the local economy, and over the subsequent years farmers have turned the village into a citron success story.
  3. ^ http://www.tosakuro.co.jp/tosakuro/train_E_top.html

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