Location of Betsukai in Hokkaido (Nemuro Subprefecture)
|Prefecture||Hokkaido (Nemuro Subprefecture)|
|• Total||1,320.15 km2 (509.71 sq mi)|
|Population (April 30, 2017)|
|• Density||11/km2 (30/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)|
Betsukai (別海町 Betsukai-chō) is a town located in Nemuro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. As of April 30, 2017, the town has an estimated population of 15,179, and an area of 1,320.15 km² (second largest in Hokkaido). The town is primarily agricultural, with numerous dairy farms. It comprises a part of the agricultural region referred to as "Milk Land Hokkaido".
- 1923 - 6 villages combine, forming the village of Betsukai.
- 1971 - Betsukai Village becomes Betsukai Town.
- "Population of Betsukai Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Betsukai Town. Retrieved 17 May 2017.
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