Nishitama District, Tokyo
|— District —|
|西多摩郡 · Nishitama District|
|• Total||375.96 km2 (145.16 sq mi)|
|Population (August 1, 2011)|
|• Density||155/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
Each of the towns and villages operate separate public elementary and junior high school systems.
The school district also operates the following high schools in nearby Ōme:
The district operates the following high schools in Fussa:
The district operates the following schools in Akiruno:
- July 22, 1878-Tama District, It had long been part of former Musashi Province, was divided into four parts: Higashitama (Eastern Tama), Kitatama (Northern Tama), Minamitama (Southern Tama) and Nishitama (Western Tama). Nishitama District have 1 town and 93 village areas.
- April 1, 1889-The new legislation, Nishitama District have 2 towns and 30 villages areas.
- April 1, 1893-Nishitama District is transferred from Kanagawa Prefecture to Tokyo Prefecture.
- June 1, 1955-The villages of Ohisano and Hirai merged to form the new village of Hinode.
- October 1, 1956-The village of Nishitama gained town status and renamed to Hamura.
- October 15, 1958-Parts of the village of Motosayama from Iruma District in Saitama Prefecture (excluding the parts that was merged into the town of Musashi from Iruma District on October 14, 1958) was merged into the town of Mizuho.
- July 1, 1970-The town of Fussa gained city status.
- May 5, 1972-The town of Akita gained city status and renamed to Akigawa.
- June 1, 1974-The village of Hinode gained town status.
- November 1, 1991-The town of Hamura gained city status.
- September 1, 1995-The town of Itsukaichi merged with the city of Akigawa to create the new city of Akiruno.
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