Minamikanbara District, Niigata
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As of 2005, the district had an estimated population of 13,502. The total area was 31.77 km².
The district has only one town.
- Sanjō (part of the new city of Sanjō) was once part of Minamikanbara District until January 1, 1934 when Sanjō gained city status.
- On 1954, the cities of Mitsuke and Kamo were formed by merging the surrounding areas, including the former respective towns of Mitsuke and Kamo.
- On April 1, 2005 the town of Nakanoshima merged into the city of Nagaoka.
- On May 1, 2005 the town of Sakae, and the village of Shitada merged with the city of Sanjō to create a new city of Sanjō; leaving Higashikanbara District with the town of Tagami.