Higashimuro District, Wakayama

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Location of Higashimuro District in Wakayama Prefecture

Higashimuro (東牟婁郡 Higashimuro-gun?) is a district located in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 1, 2008, the district has an estimated population of 43,306 and a density of 64.8 persons/km². The total area is 667.92 km².

Towns and villages[edit]

Mergers[edit]

  • On April 1, 2005 - the town of Kushimoto from Nishimuro District merged with the town of Koza, formerly from Higashimuro District, to form the new town of Kushimoto (now part of Higashimuro District).
  • On May 1, 2005 - the town of Hongū merged into the city of Tanabe.
  • On October 1, 2005 - the town of Kumanogawa merged into the city of Shingū.

Coordinates: 33°36′00″N 135°47′28″E / 33.600°N 135.791°E / 33.600; 135.791