Minami-Aizu Town is located in the southwestern part of Fukushima Prefecture and was created on March 20, 2006, through the merger of Tajima Town, Tateiwa Village, Ina Village, and Nango Village. It is surrounded by the highest peak of Mt. Taishaku, which is approximately 2,060 meters above sea level, and Mt. Echizen mountains. It has two rivers, the Aga water system and the Ina water system, originate from Mt. Arakai. The summer is pleasant in the mornings and evenings, but the winters are severe, belonging to the Sea of Japan type. In the Edo period (1603-1868), the Tate'iwa, Inan, and Nango areas became under the direct control of the Edo-shogunate and later prospered as a post town.

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