Nakauonuma District, Niigata

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Nakauonuma (中魚沼郡 Nakauonuma-gun?) is a district located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2005, the district has a population of 11,754. The area is now 372.80 km².

The district has one village

History[edit]

  • In 1954, the town of Tōkamachi gained status after merging with three villages and later gained more land by merging surrounding villages. There were some villages from the northside of the district merged into the city of Ojiya.
  • On April 1, 2005 the town of Kawanishi, and the village of Nakasato merged with the city of Tōkamachi, leaving the district with the village of Tsunan.

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Coordinates: 36°59′42″N 138°38′10″E / 36.995°N 138.636°E / 36.995; 138.636