Abira, Hokkaido

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Abira
安平町
Town
Location of Abira in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Location of Abira in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Abira is located in Japan
Abira
Abira
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°46′N 141°49′E / 42.767°N 141.817°E / 42.767; 141.817Coordinates: 42°46′N 141°49′E / 42.767°N 141.817°E / 42.767; 141.817
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
District Yūfutsu (Iburi)
Area
 • Total 237.13 km2 (91.56 sq mi)
Population (March 2008)
 • Total 9,167
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Official website

Abira (安平町 Abira-chō?) is a town located in Yūfutsu (Iburi) District, Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

Abira was founded on March 27, 2006 by the merger of the towns of Hayakita and Oiwake (both from Yūfutsu (Iburi) District).

As of March 2008, the town has an estimated population of 9,167 and a density of 39 persons per km². The total area is 237.13 km2 (92 sq mi).

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