Miyaki District, Saga

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Miyaki District in Saga Prefecture

Miyaki (三養基郡 Miyaki-gun?) is a district located in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

In February 2009, the district had an estimated population of 54,233 and a density of 625 per km². The total area is 86.82 km².

Municipalities[edit]

History[edit]

Miyaki District consists of three former districts of Hizen Province: Kii, Mine and Yabu Districts.

Before 1889 Former District March 26, 1896 1896 - 1944 1945 - 1959 1960 - 1989 1989 - Present Present
Kii District Kiyama January 1, 1939
Town status gained
Kiyama
Kiyama Kiyama Kiyama Kiyama
Tashiro February 11, 1936
Town status gained
Tashiro
April 1, 1954
Tosu
Tosu Tosu Tosu
Kizato Kizato
Yabu District Todoroki March 19, 1907
Town status gained, renaming
Tosu
Fumoto Fumoto
Asahi Asahi
Nakabaru Nakabaru Nakabaru April 1, 1971
Town status gained
Nakabaru
March 1, 2005
Miyaki
Miyaki
Kitashigeyasu Kitashigeyasu Kitashigeyasu April 1, 1965
Town status gained
Kitashigeyasu
Mine District Minamishigeyasu Minamishigeyasu April 1, 1955
Mine
May 1, 1962
Town status gained
Mine
Mikawa Mikawa
Kamimine Kamimine Kamimine Kamimine November 1, 1989
Town status gained
Kamimine
Kamimine

Coordinates: 33°21′54″N 130°23′35″E / 33.36500°N 130.39306°E / 33.36500; 130.39306