Makubetsu, Hokkaido

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Makubetsu
幕別町
Town
Makubetsu town hall
Makubetsu town hall
Flag of Makubetsu
Flag
Official seal of Makubetsu
Symbol
Location of Makubetsu in Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
Location of Makubetsu in Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
Makubetsu is located in Japan
Makubetsu
Makubetsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°55′N 143°21′E / 42.917°N 143.350°E / 42.917; 143.350Coordinates: 42°55′N 143°21′E / 42.917°N 143.350°E / 42.917; 143.350
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
District Nakagawa (Tokachi)
Area
 • Total 340.46 km2 (131.45 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 27,310
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.makubetsu.lg.jp

Makubetsu (幕別町, Makubetsu-chō) is a town located in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 27,310 and a density of 80 persons per km². The total area is 340.46 km².

On February 6, 2006, the village of Chūrui (from Hiroo District) was merged into Makubetsu.

Makubetsu is the birthplace of park golf, and as of 2006, has no less than ten individual courses.

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