Ōchi District, Shimane

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Location of Ōchi District in Shimane Prefecture

Ōchi (邑智郡 Ōchi-gun?) is a district located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 27,648 and a density of 30.10 persons per km². The total area is 918.63 km².

Towns and villages[edit]

Mergers[edit]

  • On October 1, 2004 the towns of Iwami and Mizuho, and the village of Hasumi merged to form the new town of Ōnan.
  • On October 1, 2004 the town of Ōchi, and the village of Daiwa merged to form the new town of Misato.
  • On October 1, 2004 the town of Sakurae merged into the city of Gōtsu.

Coordinates: 34°55′16″N 132°30′47″E / 34.921°N 132.513°E / 34.921; 132.513