Shiwa District, Iwate

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Location of Shiwa District in Iwate Prefecture

Shiwa (紫波郡 Shiwa-gun?) is a district located in Iwate, Japan.

As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 60,586 and a density of 197.79 persons per km². The total area is 306.31 km².

There are two towns within the district.

District Timeline[edit]

  • 1992 - The village of Tonan merged into the city of Morioka.