Kamikawa (Tokachi) District, Hokkaido

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This article is about the district in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. For other districts with this name in Hokkaido, see Kamikawa (disambiguation).
The area of Kamikawa District in Tokachi Subprefecture.

Kamikawa (上川郡 Kamikawa-gun?) is a district located in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2004, the district has an estimated population of 18,064 and a density of 12.32 persons per km². The total area is 1,465.97 km².[1]

Towns[edit]

History[edit]

  • 1869 – Upon the establishment of provinces and districts in Hokkaido, Kamikawa District established in Tokachi Province.
  • September, 1920 – Borders of Memuro Town in Kasai District modified, part of it incorporated into Shimizu Town
  • September 30, 1951 – Shimizu Town incorporates Mikage Village (御影村) in Kasai District

References[edit]

  1. ^ Regions & Cities: Kamikawa. Web-Japan. Accessed April 12, 2012.

Coordinates: 43°00′43″N 142°51′58″E / 43.012°N 142.866°E / 43.012; 142.866