Osaka, Gunma

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Osaka (小坂村, Osaka-mura) is a dissolved village once belonging to the Kanra District in the south-western portion of Gunma Prefecture. It presently corresponds to Osaka region in Shimonita.

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History[edit]

  • April 1, 1889: Kami Osaka, Naka Osaka, Shimo Osaka, and Higashino merge into Kita-Kanra District, Sakamaki (坂牧村, sakamaki mura).
  • April, 1890: Sakamaki is renamed to Osaka.
  • April 1, 1950: Kita-Kanra District is renamed to Kanra District.
  • March 10, 1955: Shimonita, Saimoku, Aokura, and Mayama are abolished and replaced by a new Shimonita.