Yūbetsu, Hokkaido

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Yubetsu town hall
Yubetsu town hall
Location of Yūbetsu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Location of Yūbetsu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Yūbetsu is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 44°13′N 143°37′E / 44.217°N 143.617°E / 44.217; 143.617Coordinates: 44°13′N 143°37′E / 44.217°N 143.617°E / 44.217; 143.617
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
District Monbetsu
 • Total 505.74 km2 (195.27 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 10,044
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Official website

Yūbetsu (湧別町 Yūbetsu-chō?) is a town located in Monbetsu District, Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of the 2010 national census, the town has a population of 10,044. The total area is 505.74 km².[1]

On October 1, 2009, the town of Kamiyūbetsu was merged into Yūbetsu; both are in Monbetsu District, Okhotsk Subprefecture.[2]


  1. ^ a b 湧別町の概要. Yubetsu official website (in Japanese). Yubetsu Town. Retrieved 28 February 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.okhotsk.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp/

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