Minami-Uonuma District, Niigata

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Minami-Uonuma (南魚沼郡, Minami-Uonuma-gun) is a district located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 72,908 and a density of 77.41 persons per km². The total area is 941.82 km².

Towns and villages[edit]


  • On November 1, 2004 the towns of Muika and Yamato merged to form the city of Minamiuonuma.
  • On October 1, 2005 the town of Shiozawa was also merged into city of Minamiuonuma.

Coordinates: 36°52′08″N 138°49′01″E / 36.869°N 138.817°E / 36.869; 138.817