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
Emblem
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
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
DistrictKawakami
Area
 • Total774.53 km2 (299.05 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total7,631
 • Density9.9/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.teshikaga.hokkaido.jp

Teshikaga (弟子屈町, Teshikaga-chō) is a town located in 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 Mashū (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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