Location of Betsukai in Hokkaido (Nemuro Subprefecture)
|Prefecture||Hokkaido (Nemuro Subprefecture)|
|• Total||1,320.15 km2 (509.71 sq mi)|
|Population (March 31, 2008)|
|• Density||12/km2 (32/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Betsukai (別海町 Betsukai-chō?) is a town located in Notsuke District, Nemuro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. As of March 31, 2008 it has an estimated population of 16,335 and an area of 1,320.15 km² (second largest in Hokkaido). The town is primarily agricultural, with numerous dairy farms. It comprises a part of the agricultural region referred to as "Milk Land Hokkaido."
- 1923 - 6 villages combine, forming the village of Betsukai.
- 1971 - Betsukai Village becomes Betsukai Town.
Media related to Betsukai, Hokkaidō at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website (Japanese)
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