Iruma District, Saitama

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Iruma (入間郡 Iruma-gun?) is a district located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

In the 2005 census reports, the district has an estimated population of 89,552. The total area is 89.77 km².

The district consists of three towns:

District timeline[edit]

  • April 9, 1972: The town of Fukuoka gains city status and is renamed Kamifukuoka.
  • April 10, 1972: The town of Fujimi gains city status.
  • September 1, 1976: The town of Sakado gains city status.
  • September 1, 1991: The town of Tsurugashima gains city status.
  • October 1, 1991: The town of Hidaka gains city status.
  • January 1, 2005: The village of Naguri merges with the city of Hannō.
  • October 1, 2005: The town of Ōi merges with the city of Kamifukuoka to create the new city of Fujimino.

Coordinates: 35°55′16″N 139°17′49″E / 35.921°N 139.297°E / 35.921; 139.297