Kamikawa Subprefecture
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Kamikawa Subprefecture
Kamikawa Subprefecture

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Kamikawa-s?g?-shink?-kyoku
Location of Kamikawa Subprefecture
PrefectureHokkaido
CapitalAsahikawa
Area
 o Total9,852.17 km2 (3,803.94 sq mi)
Population
(March 2009)
 o Total535,456
 o Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Websitekamikawa.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp
Kamikawa Subprefecture (without Horokanai)

Kamikawa (?, Kamikawa-s?g?-shink?-kyoku) is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. The name is derived from Kamikawa no hitobito no Sh?raku (Village of the Upstream People), a translation of the Ainu Peni Unguri Kotan.[] Settlement began in 1867. The sub-prefecture was established in 1897.

Asahikawa Airport stretches over the outskirts of Asahikawa City and Higashikagura in Kamikawa (Ishikari) District.

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43°48?27?N 142°26?22?E / 43.807631°N 142.439528°E / 43.807631; 142.439528Coordinates: 43°48?27?N 142°26?22?E / 43.807631°N 142.439528°E / 43.807631; 142.439528


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