Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo

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Atsubetsu
厚別区
Ward
Atsubetsu Ward
Location of Atsubetsu-ku in Sapporo
Location of Atsubetsu-ku in Sapporo
Country Japan
Prefecture Hokkaidō
City Sapporo
Established November 6, 1989
Area[1]
 • Total 24.38 km2 (9.41 sq mi)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 129,176
  Estimation as of August 1, 2009
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Postal 004-8612
Address 5-3-2 Atsubetsuchuo-ichijo, Atsubetsu-ku, Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido
Website Atsubetsu Ward Office

Atsubetsu-ku (厚別区?) is one of the ten wards in Sapporo city, Japan. The word was split from Shiroishi-ku on November 6, 1989.

History[edit]

  • 1871 Shiroishi village was founded.[3]
  • 1873 Kamishiroishi village split off from Shiroishi village.
  • 1902 Shiroishi village and kamishiroishi village were merged to form Shiroishi village.
  • 1950 Shiroishi village was merged into Sapporo city.
  • 1972 Sapporo was designated as one of the cities designated by government ordinance and Shiroishi-ku was established.
  • 1989 Atsubetsu-ku split off from Shiroishi-ku.

Transportation[edit]

Rail[edit]

Road[edit]

Education[edit]

University[edit]

College[edit]

High schools[edit]

Public[edit]

  • Hokkaido Sapporo Atsubetsu High School
  • Hokkaido Sapporo Keisei High School
  • Hokkaido Sapporo Higashi Commercial High School

Private[edit]

  • Hokusei Gakuen University High School

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 43°2′10″N 141°28′29″E / 43.03611°N 141.47472°E / 43.03611; 141.47472

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