Tsurui, Hokkaido

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Tsurui
鶴居村
Village
Tsurui village hall
Tsurui village hall
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Tsurui is located in Japan
Tsurui
Tsurui
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
District Akan
Area
 • Total 571.84 km2 (220.79 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2007)
 • Total 2,596
 • Density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Village of Tsurui

Tsurui (鶴居村 Tsurui-mura?) is a village located in Akan District, Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido. As of December 31, 2007 it has an estimated population of 2,596 and an area of 571.84 km².

Tsurui is a breeding ground for the Red-crowned Crane, one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.

History[edit]

  • 1937 Village is formed

External links[edit]

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