Shintotsukawa, Hokkaido

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Shintotsukawa
新十津川町
Town
Flag of Shintotsukawa
Flag
Official seal of Shintotsukawa
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Location of Shintotsukawa in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Location of Shintotsukawa in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Shintotsukawa is located in Japan
Shintotsukawa
Shintotsukawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°33′N 141°53′E / 43.550°N 141.883°E / 43.550; 141.883Coordinates: 43°33′N 141°53′E / 43.550°N 141.883°E / 43.550; 141.883
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
District Kabato
Government
 • Mayor Mitsuru Ueda
Area
 • Total 495.62 km2 (191.36 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 6,787
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Yew
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 301-1 Chūō, Shintotsukawa-chō, Kabato-gun, Hokkaidō
073-1103
Website www.town.shintotsukawa.lg.jp

Shintotsukawa (新十津川町, Shintotsukawa-chō, "New Totsukawa") is a town located in Sorachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 6,787, and a population density of 14 persons per km². The total area is 495.62 km².

In 1890, the people from Totsukawa in Nara Prefecture reclaimed land.

Notable people from Shintotsukawa[edit]

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