Location of Atsuma in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
|Prefecture||Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)|
|• Total||404.56 km2 (156.20 sq mi)|
|• Density||12/km2 (32/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 4,959 and a density of 12 persons per km². The total area is 404.56 km². The annual town festival is in mid-July and is called "Inaka Matsuri" or "Country Festival". It is a two day affair that starts in the main section of town with a parade featuring the Atsuma Dance and continuing the next day with performances at the Atsuma Dam.
Atsuma has several rivers of which the most prominent is the Atusma River. It is dammed in the northern area of town and continues down through the center of town and empties into the ocean near the ferry terminal and power station. There is a surfing beach nearby where the annual "Hama Matsuri" or "Beach Festival" in early-August.
Media related to Atsuma, Hokkaidō at Wikimedia Commons
- Town website (Japanese)
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