Sōbetsu, Hokkaido

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Sōbetsu
壮瞥町
Town
Downtown Sōbetsu
Downtown Sōbetsu
Flag of Sōbetsu
Flag
Official seal of Sōbetsu
Emblem
Location of Sōbetsu in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Location of Sōbetsu in Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
Sōbetsu is located in Japan
Sōbetsu
Sōbetsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 42°33′N 140°53′E / 42.550°N 140.883°E / 42.550; 140.883Coordinates: 42°33′N 140°53′E / 42.550°N 140.883°E / 42.550; 140.883
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Iburi Subprefecture)
District Usu
Area
 • Total 205.04 km2 (79.17 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 2,665
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.sobetsu.lg.jp

Sōbetsu (壮瞥町, Sōbetsu-chō) is a town located in Iburi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 2,665, and a density of 13 persons per km². The total area is 205.04 km².

Sōbetsu Town hall

Notable people from Sōbetsu[edit]

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