Sakata District, Shiga
By the time of founding, the district compromise the areas of the cities of Maibara, Hikone Toriimoto area, and the city Nagahama (former city). On April 1, 1943, the city of Nagahama (former city) was formed, and in 1952, the village of Toriimoto was merged into the city of Hikone. On February 14, 2005, the towns of Ibuki, Santō, and Maihara merged to form a new city called Maibara. Sakata District has been dissolved after Ōmi merged into Maibara on October 1, 2005.
- February 1, 1971 - The village of Ibuki was elevated to town status.
- February 14, 2005 - The towns of Maihara, Ibuki and Santō were merged to create the city of Maibara.
- October 1, 2005 - The town of Ōmi was merged into the expanded city of Maibara. Sakata District was dissolved asa result of this merger.
Coordinates: (former Ōmi town office)
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