Kitasōma District, Ibaraki
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As of March 1, 2005, the district has a population of 18,734. The total area is 24.90 km².
Currently, the district has only one town left.
- July 22, 1878 - The district was founded when Souma District in Kazusa Province split into Kitasouma District in Ibaraki Prefecture and Minamisōma District in Chiba Prefecture.
- March 13, 1947 - The village of Ino merged into the town of Toride.
- March 20, 1954 - The villages of Kawaharashiro and Kitabunkan were merged into the town of Ryūgasaki in Inashiki District. The town gained city status at the same time.
- March 21, 1954 - The parts of the village of Takasu merged into the city of Ryūgasaki.
- July 10, 1954 - The village of Sakate merged into the town of Mitsukaido in Yūki District. The town gained city status at the same time.
- January 1, 1955 - The town of Fukawa and the villages of Bunkan, Mon, and Higashibunkan merged to form the town of Tone.
- February 21, 1955
- March 1, 1955
- April 1, 1956 - The villages of Uchimoriya and Kano were merged into the city of Mitsukaidō.
- October 1, 1970 - The town of Toride gained city status.
- February 2, 2002 - The town of Moriya gained city status.
- March 28, 2005 - The town of Fujishiro merged into the expanded city of Toride.
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