Teshikaga, Hokkaido

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Teshikaga
弟子屈町
Town
Teshikaga town hall
Teshikaga town hall
Flag of Teshikaga
Flag
Official seal of Teshikaga
Symbol
Location of Teshikaga in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Location of Teshikaga in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Teshikaga is located in Japan
Teshikaga
Teshikaga
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°29′N 144°28′E / 43.483°N 144.467°E / 43.483; 144.467Coordinates: 43°29′N 144°28′E / 43.483°N 144.467°E / 43.483; 144.467
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
District Kawakami
Area
 • Total 774.53 km2 (299.05 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 7,631
 • Density 9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.teshikaga.hokkaido.jp

Teshikaga (弟子屈町, Teshikaga-chō) is a town located in Kawakami District, Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. As of September 2016 it has an estimated population of 7,631 and an area of 774.53 km².

Famous tourist attractions in the town include Lake Mashu (Ainu: Kamuy-to), Lake Kussharo (Ainu: Kuccharo) and Kawayu Onsen.

History[edit]

  • 1923: Teshikaga Village is formed.
  • 1947: Teshikaga Village becomes Techikaga Town.

Notable people from Teshikaga[edit]

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