Ōigawa, Shizuoka

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Ōigawa
大井川町
Former municipality
Location of Ōigawa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Location of Ōigawa in Shizuoka Prefecture
Ōigawa is located in Japan
Ōigawa
Ōigawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′N 138°17′E / 34.800°N 138.283°E / 34.800; 138.283Coordinates: 34°48′N 138°17′E / 34.800°N 138.283°E / 34.800; 138.283
Country Japan
Region Chūbu (Tōkai)
Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
District Shida
Merged November 1, 2008
(now part of Yaizu)
Area
 • Total 24.54 km2 (9.47 sq mi)
Population (October 2008)
 • Total 22,695
 • Density 962.92/km2 (2,494.0/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree maki
- Flower Narcissus
- Bird falcated teal
Website City of Yaizu

Ōigawa (大井川町 Ōigawa-chō?) was a town located in Shida District, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2008, the town had an estimated population of 22,695 and a density of 962.92 persons per km². The total area was 24.54 km².

On November 1, 2008, Ōigawa was merged into the expanded city of Yaizu and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.[1]

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History[edit]

  • April 1, 1889 - Aikawa Village, Yoshinaga Village and Shizuhama Village founded.
  • March 31, 1955 - Ōigawa Town was ceate from the merger of Aikawa, Yoshinaga and Shizuhama.
  • November 1, 2008 - Ōigawa Town was merged into the expanded city of Yaizu.[1]

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