|• Hepburn romanization||Matsumae-chō|
Matsumae Castle (July 2004)
The location of Matsumae in Oshima Subprefecture.
|• Mayor (町長 chōchō?)||Kazuo Maeda (一男 前田?)|
|• Total||293.11 km2 (113.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|Official Flower||Cherry blossom|
|Government Office Address||Aza Fukiyama 248, Matsumae-chō, Matsumae-gun, Hokkaidō 049-1592|
|Government Office Telephone||0139-42-2275|
|Community Identification Number||01331-5|
Matsumae (松前町 Matsumae-chō?) is a town located in Matsumae District, Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. The former home of the Matsumae Han, it has an Edo period castle, Matsumae Castle, the only one in Hokkaido, and Ryūun-in.
The total area of the town is 293.11 square kilometres (113.17 sq mi).
In 2008, the town had an estimated population of 9,967 and a density of 33.84 persons per km².
As of September 2012, the town has an estimated population of 8,813 and a density of 30.1 persons per km².
Media related to Matsumae, Hokkaidō at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website in Japanese
- "gotyuuikudasai" (in Japanese). 松前町役場. Retrieved 30 June 2010.