Sunagawa, Hokkaido

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Sunagawa

砂川市
Sunagawa Station
Sunagawa Station
Flag of Sunagawa
Flag
Official seal of Sunagawa
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Location of Sunagawa in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Location of Sunagawa in Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Sunagawa is located in Japan
Sunagawa
Sunagawa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°30′N 141°54′E / 43.500°N 141.900°E / 43.500; 141.900Coordinates: 43°30′N 141°54′E / 43.500°N 141.900°E / 43.500; 141.900
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Government
 • MayorMasafumi Yoshioka
Area
 • Total78.69 km2 (30.38 sq mi)
Population
(September 30, 2016)
 • Total17,589
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeJapanese Rowan
 • FlowerLily of the Valley
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address1-1 Kita San-chōme, Nishi Roku-jō, Sunagawa-shi, Hokkaido
073-0195
Websitewww.city.sunagawa.hokkaido.jp

Sunagawa (砂川市, Sunagawa-shi) is a city located in Sorachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the city has an estimated population of 17,589 and a population density of 220 persons per km². The total area is 78.69 km².

History[edit]

  • 1890 - Nae Village founded.
  • 1895 - Nae Village Office opened.
  • 1897 - Utashinai Village splits off .
  • 1902 - Nae becomes a Second Class Municipality.
  • 1903 - Nae Village becomes Sunagawa Village.
  • 1907 - Sunagawa becomes a First Class Municipality.
  • 1923 - Sunagawa Village becomes Sunagawa Town.
  • 1944 - Naie Village splits off.
  • 1949 - Kamisunagawa Town splits off.
  • July 1, 1958 - Sunagawa Town becomes Sunagawa City.

Education[edit]

High school[edit]

  • Hokkaido Sunagawa High School.

Transportation[edit]

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