Sunagawa, Hokkaido

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Sunagawa
砂川市
City
Sunagawa Station
Sunagawa Station
Flag of Sunagawa
Flag
Official seal of Sunagawa
Symbol
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
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Sorachi Subprefecture)
Government
 • Mayor Masafumi Yoshioka
Area
 • Total 78.69 km2 (30.38 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 17,589
 • Density 220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Japanese Rowan
 • Flower Lily of the Valley
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-1 Kita San-chōme, Nishi Roku-jō, Sunagawa-shi, Hokkaido
073-0195
Website www.city.sunagawa.hokkaido.jp

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

As of 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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