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Tokachi Subprefecture

Tokachi Subprefecture
十勝総合振興局
Tokachi-sōgō-shinkō-kyokushichō
Location of Tokachi Subprefecture
Prefecture Hokkaido
Capital Obihiro
Area
 • Total 10,831.24 km2 (4,181.97 sq mi)
Population (March 2009)
 • Total 354,147
 • Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Website tokachi.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp

Tokachi (十勝総合振興局 Tokachi-sōgō-shinkō-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.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Cities 1.1
    • Towns and villages by district 1.2
    • Mergers 1.3
  • History 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

Tokachi subprefectural office building
Tokachi Subprefecture

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). p. 641Japan,.

External links

  • (Japanese) Official website

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