Kamikawa (Tokachi) District, Hokkaido

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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