備中町

bichu

備中町(びっちゅうちょう)は岡山県中西部(川上郡)にあり広島県と接していた町です。
吉備高原にあり大半は高原と山林で占められています。
現在は合併で高梁市となって町役場は高梁市役所備中地域局となっています。
町の中央部を高梁川支流の成羽川が流れていて岡山県南へ対応するために建設された新成羽川ダムおよび人造湖である備中湖があります。
漆の産地であり「備中塗」などの工芸品があります。神戸市 水漏れ
地質は石灰岩質であり主産業の一つとして石灰工業があります。
布賀地区は世界的に珍しい逸見石など鉱物・鉱石が産出されることでも有名です。
鍾乳洞やドリーネ空洞が地下に多くあると見られる平川の郷地区では、1999年に地上水の地下への流入などによるものと思われる大規模な陥没穴と地盤沈下が発生して問題になりました。

Bichiku-cho is a town that is located in the Midwestern part of Okayama prefecture (Kawakami gun) and bounded with Hiroshima prefecture.
Currently it is Takahashi city due to the merger, the town hall is Takahashi City Office Bikuba Regional Bureau.
It is located in Kibi Kogen and the majority is occupied by highlands and forests.
The Naga river of the Takahashi River branch flows through the central part of the town, and the new Atagawa River dam built to respond to the demand expansion of electric power and industrial water to the south of Okayama Prefecture and Bichu Lake, which is an artificial lake formed at the same time, is there.
It is the production area of ​​lacquer and produces craft products such as “Bikan”.
In addition, the Foga area is also famous for producing minerals and ores such as gemstones that are very rare worldwide.
The geology is limestone and lime industry is one of the main industries.
In Hirakawa’s village district in which there are many cavities of limestone cave and doline in the basement, large-scale cave pit and ground subsidence occurred in 1999 which seems to be due to the influx of groundwater to the basement, etc. It became a problem It was.