Hienuki District, Iwate

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(Japan > Iwate Prefecture > Hienuki District)

Hienuki (稗貫郡 Hienuki-gun?) was a district located in Iwate Prefecture (formerly Rikuchu Province), Japan. The district had an estimated population of 23,027 and the total area is 365.41 km².

By the time of founding, the district was co-teminous with the city of Hanamaki.

Until the day before the dissolution (December 31, 2005), there were only two towns left in the district.

On January 1, 2006, the towns of Ishidoriya and Ōhasama, and the town of Tōwa (from Waga District) were merged into the expanded city of Hanamaki. Therefore, Hienuki District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

District Timeline[edit]

  • April 1, 1889 - Due to the municipal status enforcement, the following municipalities were formed. (3 towns, 13 villages)
  • June 1, 1923 - The town of Hanamakikawaguchi and the village of Neko were merged to form the town of Hanamakikawaguchi. (3 towns, 12 villages)
  • April 1, 1928 - The village of Kōchi was elevated to town status and renamed to become the town of Ishidoriya. (4 towns, 11 villages)
  • April 10, 1929 - The towns of Hanamaki and Hanamakikawaguchi were merged to create the town of Hanamaki. (3 towns, 11 villages)
  • April 1, 1954 - The town of Hanamaki, and the villages of Yumoto, Yuguchi, Yasawa, Ōta and Miyanome were merged to create the city of Hanamaki. (2 towns, 6 villages)
  • January 1, 1955 - The town of Ōhasama, and the villages of Uchikawame, Sotokawame and Kamegamori merged to create the town of Ōhasama. (2 towns, 3 villages)
  • April 1, 1955 - The town of Ishidoriya, and the villages of Niibori, Yaehata and Hachiman were merged to create the town of Ishidoriya. (2 towns)
  • January 1, 2006 - The towns of Ōhasama and Ishidoriya, and the town of Tōwa (from Waga District) were merged into the expanded city of Hanamaki. Hienuki District was dissolved as a result of this merger.
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花巻川口町 大正12年6月1日
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湯口村 湯口村 湯口村
矢沢村 矢沢村 矢沢村
太田村 太田村 太田村
宮野目村 宮野目村 宮野目村
好地村 好地村 昭和3年4月1日
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新堀村 新堀村 新堀村
八重畑村 八重畑村 八重畑村
八幡村 八幡村 八幡村
大迫町 大迫町 大迫町 昭和30年1月1日
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内川目村 内川目村 内川目村
外川目村 外川目村 外川目村
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