Tokachi Province

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Location of Tokachi Province c. 1869.

Tokachi Province (十勝国 Tokachi-no kuni?) was a short-lived province in Hokkaidō. It corresponded to modern-day Tokachi Subprefecture.

History[edit]

After 1869, the northern Japanese island was known as Hokkaido;[1] and regional administrative subdivisions were identified, including Tokachi Province.[2]

  • August 15, 1869 Tokachi Province established with 7 districts
  • 1872 Census finds a population of 1,464
  • 1882 Provinces dissolved in Hokkaidō

Districts[edit]

  • Hiroo (広尾郡)
  • Tōbui (当縁郡) - dissolved April 1, 1906 when 3 villages merged into Moyori Village (now Hiroo Town) in Hirō District and two villages merged with Ōtsu Village in Tokachi District
  • Kamikawa (上川郡)
  • Nakagawa (中川郡)
  • Katō (河東郡)
  • Kasai (河西郡)
  • Tokachi (十勝郡)

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