Ōno (大野村, Ōno-mura) was a village located in Kunohe District, Iwate Prefecture, Japan.

Ōno
大野村
Former municipality
Flag of Ōno
Official logo of Ōno
Location of Ōno in Iwate Prefecture
Location of Ōno in Iwate Prefecture
Ōno is located in Japan
Ōno
Ōno
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 40°17′03″N 141°37′30″E / 40.284245°N 141.624903°E / 40.284245; 141.624903Coordinates: 40°17′03″N 141°37′30″E / 40.284245°N 141.624903°E / 40.284245; 141.624903
CountryJapan
RegionTōhoku
PrefectureIwate Prefecture
DistrictKunohe
MergedApril 1, 2005
(now part of Hirono)
Area
 • Total134.65 km2 (51.99 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2005)
 • Total6,012
 • Density44.65/km2 (115.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Symbols
BirdEurasian skylark
FlowerGentiana scabra
TreeJapanese red pine

The village of Ōno was created on April 1, 1889 within Kita-Kunohe District with the establishment of the municipality system. Kita-Kunohe District and Minami-Kunohe Districts merged to form Kunohe District on April 1, 1897. On April 1, 2005, Ōno, merged with the town of Taneichi (also from Kunohe District) to create the new town of Hirono.

As of January 2006, the village had an estimated population of 6,012 and a population density of 44.65 persons per km2. The total area was 134.65 km2.

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