Abuta District in Iburi and Shiribeshi Subprefectures.
Abuta (虻田郡 Abuta-gun) is a district located in Iburi and Shiribeshi Subprefectures in Hokkaido, Japan.
As of 2004, the district has an estimated population of 31,526 and a density of 28.30 persons per km². The total area is 1,113.84 km².
Towns and villages
- 1869 Upon the creation of 11 provinces and 86 Districts in Hokkaido, Abuta District is assigned to Iburi Province.
- 1897 Placed under Muroran Subprefecture (renamed Iburi in 1922)
- 1899 Kutchan transferred to Iwanai Subprefecture (became part of Shiribeshi in 1910)
- 1910 Shiribeshi Subprefecture forms from the merger of Iwanai, Suttsu and Otaru Subprefectures. Part of Abuta District incorporated
- March 27, 2006 the towns of Abuta and Tōya, both of Iburi Subprefecture, merged to form the new town of Tōyako.
- 2007 The 34th G8 summit was announced to take place in Tōyako.
Coordinates: 42°46′33″N 140°49′05″E / 42.775886°N 140.818165°E