Yoshiwara, Shizuoka
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Yoshiwara, Shizuoka
Yoshiwara

Former municipality
Yoshiwara is located in Japan
Yoshiwara
Yoshiwara
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°09?48?N 138°41?12?E / 35.1633°N 138.6866°E / 35.1633; 138.6866Coordinates: 35°09?48?N 138°41?12?E / 35.1633°N 138.6866°E / 35.1633; 138.6866
CountryJapan
RegionCh?bu region (T?kai region)
PrefectureShizuoka
DistrictFujiDistrict,
MergedNovember 1, 1966
(now part of Fuji)
Area
 o Total174.56 km2 (67.40 sq mi)
Population
(October 1, 2008)
 o Total90,224
 o Density516.86/km2 (1,338.7/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)

Yoshiwara (, Yoshiwara-shi) was a city located in eastern Shizuoka Prefecture. On November 1, 1966, Yoshiwara was merged with the city of Fuji.[1]

During the Edo period, Yoshiwara was a post town known as Yoshiwara-juku on the T?kaid? (road). At the time of its merger, the town had an estimated population of 90,224 and a density of 516.86 persons per km2. The total area was 174.56 km2. The town was served by both the T?kaid? Main Line and the Gakunan Railway.

History

  • April 1, 1889 - Due to the municipal status enforcement, Yoshiwara-juku, Fuji District becomes Yoshiwara Town.
  • April 1, 1940 - The village of Shimada () merged into the city of Yoshiwara
  • April 3, 1941 - The village of Denb? () merged into the city of Yoshiwara
  • June 14, 1942 - Imaizumi Village () merged into Yoshiwara.
  • April 1, 1948 - The town of Yoshiwara becomes the city of Yoshiwara.
  • February 11, 1955 - The city merged with the villages of Motoyoshiwara (?), Sudo (), Yoshinaga (), and Harada () to form the city of Yoshiwara.
  • April 1, 1955 - ?buchi Village () merged into the city of Yoshiwara.
  • April 1, 1956 - Funazu, Nishifunazu, and Sakai neighborhoods in the village of Hara in Sunt? District merge into the city of Yoshiwara.
  • November 1, 1966 - The city merged with the city of Fuji and the town of Takaoka () to form the city of Fuji.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 28, 2007. Retrieved 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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