Tokachi Subprefecture
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Tokachi Subprefecture
Tokachi Subprefecture

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Tokachi-s?g?-shink?-kyokushich?
Location of Tokachi Subprefecture
PrefectureHokkaido
CapitalObihiro
Area
 o Total10,831.24 km2 (4,181.97 sq mi)
Population
(March 2009)
 o Total354,147
 o Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Websitetokachi.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp

Tokachi (?, Tokachi-s?g?-shink?-kyoku) is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan corresponding to the old province of Tokachi.[1] As of 2004, its estimated population is 360,802 and its area is 10,830.99 km².

Tokachi-Obihiro Airport is in the city of Obihiro.

Geography

Tokachi Subprefecture
Tokachi subprefectural office building

Cities

Towns and villages by district

Mergers

History

  • November 1897: Kasai Subprefecture established.
  • August 1932: Kasai Subprefecture renamed Tokachi Subprefecture.
  • October 20, 1948: Ashoro District transferred from Kushiro Subprefecture.

References

  1. ^ Rowthorn, Chris. (2009). Japan, p. 641.

External links

Coordinates: 42°55?47?N 143°12?30?E / 42.929625°N 143.208278°E / 42.929625; 143.208278


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