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Hirokami, Niigata

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Hirokami, Niigata

Hirokami (広神村 Hirokami-mura) was a village located in Kitauonuma District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 8,892 and a density of 84.17 persons per km². The total area was 105.64 km².

On November 1, 2004, Hirokami, along with the towns of Horinouchi and Koide, and the villages of Irihirose, Sumon and Yunotani (all from Kitauonuma District), was merged to create the city of Uonuma.

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