Kita-Saitama District, Saitama

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Kita-Saitama District (北埼玉郡 Kita-Saitama-gun?) was a district located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

Prior to its abolition, Kita-Saitama District had three towns:

On March 23, 2010, all 3 towns merged with the city of Kazo to newly create the city of Kazo and the district dissolved. As a result, it was the first district to dissolve within Saitama Prefecture since the districts were reorganized in 1896.

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  • January 1, 1971 - The village of Ōtone becomes the town of Ōtone.(2 towns, 3 village)
  • April 1, 1971 - The village of Kitakawabe becomes the town of Kitakawabe.(3 towns, 2 village)
  • May 1, 2001 - The village of Kawasato becomes the town of Kawasato.(4 towns, 1 village)
  • October 1, 2005 - The town of Kawasato merged into the city of Kōnosu.(3 towns, 1 village)
  • January 1, 2006 - The village of Minamikawara merged into the city of Gyōda.(3 towns)
  • March 23, 2010 - The towns of Kisai, Kitakawabe, and Ōtone merged with the city of Kazo to newly form the city of Kazo. Kita-Saitama District was dissolved the same day.

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Coordinates: 36°07′53″N 139°36′06″E / 36.13139°N 139.60167°E / 36.13139; 139.60167