Kishima District, Saga

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Kishima District in Saga Prefecture

Kishima (杵島郡, Kishima-gun) is a district located in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 1, 2009, the district has an estimated population of 45,085 and a density of 318 persons per km². The total area is 135.40 km².

Municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Before 1889 April 1, 1889 1889 - 1944 1945 - 1959 1960 - 1989 1989 - Present Present
Takeo (town) Takeo (town) April 1, 1954
City status gained
Takeo
Takeo March 1, 2006
Takeo
Takeo
Takeo (village) June 7, 1900
Incorporated into Takeo (town)
Ashai Asahi
Wakagi Wakagi
Takeuchi Takeuchi
Higashi-Kawanobori Higashi-Kawanobori
Nishi-Kawanobori Nishi-Kawanobori
Tachibana Tachibana
Sumiyoshi Sumiyoshi April 1, 1954
Renaming
Yamauchi
September 1, 1960
Town status gained
Yamauchi
Nakato Nakato
Kitagata April 29, 1944
Town status gained
Kitagata
Kitagata Kitagata

Hashishita Hashishita April 1, 1956
Incorporated into Kitagata

April 1, 1956
Incorporated into Shiroishi
Shiroishi January 1, 2005
Shiroishi
Shiroishi
Fukuji April 1, 1936
Town status gained
Shiroishi
July 20, 1955
Shiroishi
Suko Suko
Rokkaku Rokkaku
Kita-Ariake Kita-Ariake July 1, 1956
Incorporated into Shiroishi
Minami-Ariake Minami-Ariake Minami-Ariake September 30, 1955
Ariake
October 1, 1962
Town status gained
Ariake
Kinkō Kinkō April 1, 1955
Ariake
Ryūō Ryūō
Fukudomi Fukudomi Fukudomi April 1, 1967
Town status gained
Fukudomi
Ōmachi January 1, 1936
Town status gained
Ōmachi
Ōmachi Ōmachi Ōmachi Ōmachi
Oda April 1, 1932
Renaming
Kōhoku
April 1, 1952
Town status gained
Kōhoku
Kōhoku Kōhoku Kōhoku
Yamaguchi
Sarushi

Coordinates: 33°10′55″N 130°08′56″E / 33.182°N 130.149°E / 33.182; 130.149