Abira, Hokkaido

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Abira
安平町
Town
Flag of Abira
Flag
Location of Abira in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Location of Abira in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Abira is located in Japan
Abira
Abira
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°46′N 141°49′E / 42.767°N 141.817°E / 42.767; 141.817Coordinates: 42°46′N 141°49′E / 42.767°N 141.817°E / 42.767; 141.817
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
District Yūfutsu (Iburi)
Area
 • Total 237.13 km2 (91.56 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 8,323
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.abira.lg.jp

Abira (安平町 Abira-chō?) is a town located in Yūfutsu (Iburi) District, Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

Abira was founded on March 27, 2006 by the merger of the towns of Hayakita and Oiwake (both from Yūfutsu (Iburi) District).

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 8,323 and a density of 35 persons per km². The total area is 237.13 km2 (92 sq mi).

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