Saeki District, Hiroshima

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Saeki (佐伯郡?, Saeki-gun) was a district located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 54,592 and a density of 163.07 inhabitants per square kilometre (422.3/sq mi). The total area was 334.77 square kilometres (129.26 sq mi).

Towns and villages[edit]

At the time of discontinuation of the district, there were two towns and no villages in the district.

Mergers[edit]

  • On March 1, 2003 - the town of Saeki, and the village of Yoshiwa were merged into the expanded city of Hatsukaichi.
  • On November 1, 2004 - the towns of Nōmi, Ōgaki and Okimi, along with the former town of Etajima (from Aki District), were merged to create the city of Etajima.
  • On April 25, 2005 - the town of Yuki was merged into Saeki-ku, Hiroshima.
  • On November 3, 2005 - the towns of Miyajima and Ōno were merged into the expanded city of Hatsukaichi. Therefore, Saeki District was dissolved as a result of this merger.