Nakatsugaru District, Aomori

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Map showing original extent of Nakatsugaru District in Aomori Prefecture

green - current
green/yellow - former extent in early Meiji period

1. -Nishimeya

Nakatsugaru District (中津軽郡 Nakatsugaru-gun?) is a rural district located in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.

As of September 2013, the district had an estimated population of 1,505 and an area of 246.05 km². Much the city of Hirosaki was formerly part of Nakatsugaru District.

Towns and villages[edit]

History[edit]

The area of Nakatsugaru District was formerly part of Mutsu Province. At the time of the Meiji restoration of 1868, the area consisted of one town and 134 villages, all under the control of Hirosaki Domain. Aomori Prefecture was founded on December 13, 1871, and Nakatsugaru District was carved out for former Tsugaru District on October 30, 1878.

Historic Map of Nakatsugaru District:
1.Shimizu 2.Toyoda 3.Chitose 4.Iwaki 5.Higashimeya 6.Fujishiro 7.Ōura 8.Takasugi 9.Watoku 10.Horigoshi 11.Komagoshi 12.Soma 13.Nishimeya 14.Niina 15.Funasawa 16.Susono *-Hiroshaki
Purple= Hirosaki City, Blue=NIshimeya

History[edit]

With the establishment of the municipality system on April 1, 1889, Nakatsugaru District, organized into one city (Hirosaki) and 16 villages, was established.

  • March 1, 1955 – The villages of Shimizu, Watoku, Toyoda, Horikoshi, Chitose, Fujishiro, Niina, Funasawa, Takasugi, Susono, Higashimeya were annexed by Hirosaki; The villages of Ōura and Komagoshi were merged into Iwaki.
  • February 1, 1961 - Iwaki was elevated to town status
  • February 27, 2006 - Iwaki and the village of Sōma were annexed by the city of Hirosaki


明治22年以前

Prior to Meiji 22 (1889)

明治22年4月1日

April 1, Meiji 22

明治22年 - 昭和19年

Meiji 22 - Showa 19 (1889 - 1944)

昭和20年 - 昭和64年

Showa 20 - Showa 64 (1945 - 1989)

平成1年 - 現在

Heisei 1 - Present (1989 - Present)

現在

Present

弘前市

City of Hirosaki

弘前市

City of Hirosaki

弘前市

City of Hirosaki

弘前市

City of Hirosaki

平成18年2月27日
弘前市

February 27, Heisei 18 (2006)
City of Hirosaki

弘前市 City of Hirosaki
清水村

Village of Kiyomizu

清水村

Village of Kiyomizu

昭和30年3月1日
弘前市に編入

March 1, Showa 30
Incorporated into City of Hirosaki

和徳村

Village of Watoku

和徳村

Village of Watoku

豊田村

Village of Toyoda

豊田村

Village of Toyoda

堀越村

Village of Horikoshi

堀越村

Village of Horikoshi

千年村

Village of Chitose

千年村

Village of Chitose

藤代村

Village of Fujishiro

藤代村

Village of Fujishiro

新和村

Village of Niina

新和村

Village of Niina

船沢村

Village of Funasawa

船沢村

Village of Funasawa

高杉村

Village of Takasugi

高杉村

Village of Takasugi

裾野村

Village of Susuno

裾野村

Village of Susuno

岩木村

Village of Iwaki

岩木村

Village of Iwaki

昭和30年3月1日
岩木村

March 1, Showa 30 (1955)
Village of Iwaki

昭和36年2月1
町制

February 1, Showa 36 (1961)
Town Status

大浦村

Village of Ōura

大浦村

Village of Ōura

駒越村

Village of Komagoshi

駒越村

Village of Komagoshi

相馬村

Village of Sōma

相馬村

Village of Sōma

相馬村

Village of Sōma

相馬村

Village of Sōma

東目屋村

Village of Higashimeya

東目屋村

Village of Higashimeya

昭和30年3月1日
弘前市に編入

March 1, Showa 30
Incorporated into City of Hirosaki

西目屋村

Village of Nishimeya

西目屋村

Village of Nishimeya

西目屋村

Village of Nishimeya

西目屋村

Village of Nishimeya

西目屋村

Village of Nishimeya

西目屋村 Village of Nishimeya

Coordinates: 40°30′54″N 140°15′18″E / 40.51500°N 140.25500°E / 40.51500; 140.25500