Shiriuchi, Hokkaido

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Shiriuchi
知内町
Town
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Hepburn romanization Shiriuchi-chō
The location of Shiriuchi in Oshima Subprefecture.
The location of Shiriuchi in Oshima Subprefecture.
Shiriuchi is located in Japan
Shiriuchi
Shiriuchi
Location of Shiriuchi in Japan
Coordinates: 41°36′N 140°25′E / 41.600°N 140.417°E / 41.600; 140.417Coordinates: 41°36′N 140°25′E / 41.600°N 140.417°E / 41.600; 140.417
Country Japan
Prefecture Hokkaido
Subprefecture Oshima Subprefecture
District Kamiiso
Named for Chiri Ochi A place with birds (Ainu language)[1]
Government
 • Mayor (町長 chōchō?) Tetsuya Wakimoto (哲也 脇本?)
Area
 • Total 196.67 km2 (75.93 sq mi)
 • Forest[2] 159.93 km2 (61.75 sq mi)
Population (2009-03-31)
 • Total 5,296
 • Density 27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Post code 049-1103
Area code(s) 01392
Government Office Address Shiriuchi Yakuba, 21-1 Aza Omanai, Shiriuchi-chō, Kamiiso-gun, Hokkaidō 049-1103
Government Office Telephone 01392-5-6161
Website http://www.town.shiriuchi.hokkaido.jp
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Shiriuchi (知内町 Shiriuchi-chō?) is a town located in Kamiiso District, Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 5,446 and a density of 27.82 persons per km². The total area is 196.66 km².

External links[edit]

Media related to Shiriuchi, Hokkaidō at Wikimedia Commons

References[edit]

  1. ^ "名町の由来" (in Japanese). Shiriuchi Town. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  2. ^ a b "知内町の概要" (in Japanese). Shiriuchi. Retrieved 2009-06-23.