Hōhoku, Yamaguchi

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Hōhoku
豊北町
Town
Hōhoku-chō
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku (San'yō) (San'in)
Prefecture Yamaguchi Prefecture
District Toyoura (dissolved)
Area
 • Total 168.61 km2 (65.10 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 12,740
 • Density 75.56/km2 (195.7/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Camellia
 • Flower Hill Cherry
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 3140-1 Oaza Takibe, Hōhoku-chō, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi-ken
759-5592

Hōhoku (豊北町 Hōhoku-chō?) was a town located in Toyoura District, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

As of January 31, 2005, the town had an estimated population of 12,740 and a density of 75.56 persons per km². The total area is 168.61 km².

On February 13, 2005, Hōhoku, along with the towns of Kikugawa, Toyoura and Toyota (all from Toyoura District), was merged into the expanded city of Shimonoseki.

The last of Brunton's 26 lighthouses at Tsunoshima island, Hohoku, Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Tsunoshima Bridge

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