Higashinaruse, Akita


Higashinaruse Village Hall



Location of Higashinaruse in Akita Prefecture


Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 140°38′56″E / 39.32917°N 140.64889°E / 39.32917; 140.64889Coordinates: 39°19′45″N 140°38′56″E / 39.32917°N 140.64889°E / 39.32917; 140.64889
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Akita Prefecture
District Ogachi
  Total 203.57 km2 (78.60 sq mi)
Population (June 2013)
  Total 2,750
  Density 13.5/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City symbols  
• Tree Sugi
• Flower Lilium auratum
• Bird Copper pheasant
• Insect Firefly
• Fish Salvelinus
Phone number 0182-47-2111
Address 30-1 Sennin Shita, Higashinaruse-mura, Ogachi-gun, Akita-ken 019-0801
Website Official website

Higashinaruse (東成瀬村 Higashinaruse-mura) is a village located in Ogachi District, Akita, Japan. As of June 2013, the village had an estimated population of 2,750 and a population density of 13.5 persons per km2. The total area was 293.57 km2.


Higashinaruse is located at the far southeast corner of Akita Prefecture, bordered by Iwate and Miyagi Prefectures to the east. The area is mountainous.

Neighboring municipalities


Higashinaruse has a Humid continental climate (Köppen climate classification Cfa) with large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. Precipitation is significant throughout the year, but is heaviest from August to October.


The area of present-day Higashinaruse was part of ancient Ugo Province, dominated by the Satake clan during the Edo period, who ruled Kubota Domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. The modern village of Higashinaruse was established on April 1, 1889.


The economy of Higashinaruse is based on agriculture and forestry.



Noted people from Higashinaruse

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