里 means 'village'

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Strokes : 7    Radical number: 166    Frequency: 737   JLPT: N2    Usefulness: 4    Study set: 4-7    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 41    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 29 words   Used in 107 words   Used in 5797 names   Component in 51 kanji (14 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   さと village
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 里 is used 8 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 里 is used 84 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
リ : 49 words FIND ALL
1. Japanese league; ri; old Japanese unit of distance, approx. 3.927km or 2.44 miles
2. neighbourhood (under the ritsuryo system; orig. of 50 homes)  (see also: 郷里制, 国郡里制)
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さと : 25 words FIND ALL
1. village; hamlet
2. countryside; country
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さと (read as ざと) : 10 words FIND ALL
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mountain hamlet (village)
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An additional 15 less common words include 里 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 238 (originally: 219)  Joy o' Kanji : 219  Key to Kanji: 1057 

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リ   さと village   
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