Kushiro Subprefecture

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Kushiro Subprefecture
釧路総合振興局
Kushiro-sōgō-shinkō-kyoku
Location of Kushiro Subprefecture
Prefecture Hokkaido
Capital Kushiro
Area
 • Total 5,997.38 km2 (2,315.60 sq mi)
Population (March 2009)
 • Total 261,883
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Website kushiro.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp

Kushiro Subprefecture (釧路総合振興局 Kushiro-sōgō-shinkō-kyoku?) is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan.

Geography[edit]

Kushiro Subprefecture

Cities[edit]

Towns and villages by district[edit]

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History[edit]

  • November, 1897 Kushiro Subprefecture established
  • August, 1922 Renamed Kushironokuni Subprefecture (釧路国支庁)
  • October 20, 1948 Ashoro District transferred to Tokachi Subprefecture
  • April 1, 1957 Name returned to Kushiro Subprefecture

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42°58′36″N 144°23′06″E / 42.976667°N 144.385056°E / 42.976667; 144.385056Coordinates: 42°58′36″N 144°23′06″E / 42.976667°N 144.385056°E / 42.976667; 144.385056