Location of Kawauchi in Fukushima Prefecture
|• Total||197.38 km2 (76.21 sq mi)|
|• Density||12.9/km2 (33/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
|- Tree||Abies firma|
|- Flower||Enkianthus campanulatus|
|- Bird||Japanese bush-warbler|
|Address||Kamikawauchi, Kawauchi-mura, Futaba-gun, Fukushima-ken 979-1292|
History[change | change source]
Kawauchi was evacuated because of the Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011. The village is 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. People had to leave their homes because of radiation.
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References[change | change source]
- Takada, Aya and Yuiy Humber. "Fukushima Seeks Revival in Radiation-Free Farms With No Soil," Bloomberg. March 11, 2013; retrieved 2013-3-12.
- "Pupils return to school in Fukushima's shadow," The Guardian (UK). 16 April 2012; retrieved 2013-3-12.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Kawauchi, Fukushima at Wikimedia Commons
- Kawauchi official website (Japanese)