Nishiazai District, Shiga

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Map of Nishiazai District with Meiji period (1890) area in yellow.

Nishiazai (西浅井郡, Nishiazai-gun) was a district located in Shiga Prefecture. The district is equivalent to the town of Nishiazai in Ika District.


  • 1878 Azai District splits into Nishiazai and Higashiazai Districts.
  • April 1, 1889 Municipal status enforced The villages of Shiotsu and Nagahara were formed.
  • April 1, 1897 Merged into Ika District.

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