Hiyama Subprefecture

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Hiyama Subprefecture
檜山振興局
Hiyama-shinkō-kyoku
Location of Hiyama Subprefecture
Prefecture Hokkaido
Capital Esashi
Area
 • Total 2,629.88 km2 (1,015.40 sq mi)
Population (March 2009)
 • Total 46,999
 • Density 18/km2 (46/sq mi)
Website hiyama.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp

Hiyama Subprefecture (檜山振興局 Hiyama-shinkō-kyoku?) is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan located on the Oshima Peninsula on the Sea of Japan side. It includes Okushiri Island. It was established in 1897.

Geography[edit]

Hiyama Subprefecture

Cities[edit]

There are no cities in this subprefecture.

Towns and villages by district[edit]

Mergers[edit]

External links[edit]

41°51′34″N 140°07′41″E / 41.859556°N 140.128194°E / 41.859556; 140.128194Coordinates: 41°51′34″N 140°07′41″E / 41.859556°N 140.128194°E / 41.859556; 140.128194