Fujitsu District, Saga

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Fujitsu District in Saga Prefecture

Fujitsu (藤津郡 Fujitsu-gun?) is a district located in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 1, 2009, the district has an estimated population of 10,075 and a density of 136 persons per km². The total area is 74.21 km².

Municipalities[edit]

  • Tara, whose borders are effectively the same as Fujitsu District's.

History[edit]

1889-1963[edit]

  • 1889-04-01 - The modern municipal system is established and Fujitsu District is formed with 14 villages.
  • 1912-12-01 - Minami-Kashima gains town status and is renamed Kashima town (鹿島町), and the village of Kita-Kashima is renamed Kashima village (鹿島村).
  • 1918-08-03 - Hachihongi gains town status and is renamed Hama.
  • 1918-10-05 - Shiota gains town status.
  • 1929-04-22 - Nishi-Ureshino gains town status and is renamed Ureshino.
  • 1933-04-01 - Higashi-Ureshino is incorporated into Ureshino.
  • 1953-04-01 - Tara gains town status.
  • 1954-04-01 - The town of Kashima, the village of Kashima, Hama, Furueda, and Nogomi all merge to form the city of Kashima, which then withdraws from the district.
  • 1955-02-11 - Ōura is incorporated into Tara and changes the kanji of its name.
  • 1955-03-01 - Nanaura is incorporated into Tara and Kashima.
  • 1955-04-01 - Yoshida is incorporated into Ureshino.
  • 1956-09-01 - Gochōda and Kuma are incorporated into Shiota.
  • 1963-04-01 - Part of Shiota is incorporated into Ureshino.

Post-1963[edit]

  • 2006-01-01 - Shiota and Ureshino merge to form the city of Ureshino, which then withdraws from the district.
Before 1889 April 1, 1889 1889 - 1944 1945 - 1954 1955 - 1989 1989–Present Present

Minami-Kashima December 1, 1912
Town status gained
Kashima
April 1, 1954
City status gained
Kashima
Kashima Kashima Kashima

Hachihongi August 3, 1918
Town status gained
Hama

Kita-Kashima December 1, 1912
Renaming
Kashima

Nogomi Nogomi

Furueda Furueda

Nanaura Nanaura Nanaura March 1, 1955
Incorporated into Kashima

March 1, 1955
Incorporated into Tara
Tara Tara

Tara Tara April 1, 1953
Town status gained
Tara
February 11, 1955
Tara

Ōura Ōura Ōura

Nishi-Ureshino April 22, 1929
Town status gained
Ureshino
April 1, 1933
Ureshino
Ureshino April 1, 1955
Ureshino
January 1, 2006
City status gained
Ureshino
Ureshino

Higashi-Ureshino Higashi-Ureshino

Yoshida Yoshida Yoshida

Shiota October 5, 1918
Town status gained
Shiota
Shiota September 1, 1956
Shiota

Gochōda Gochōda Gochōda

Kuma Kuma Kuma

Coordinates: 33°01′N 130°11′E / 33.017°N 130.183°E / 33.017; 130.183