Teshio, Hokkaido

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Teshio
天塩町
Town
Teshio town hall
Teshio town hall
Flag of Teshio
Flag
Official seal of Teshio
Symbol
Location of Teshio in Hokkaido (Rumoi Subprefecture)
Location of Teshio in Hokkaido (Rumoi Subprefecture)
Teshio is located in Japan
Teshio
Teshio
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 44°53′N 141°45′E / 44.883°N 141.750°E / 44.883; 141.750Coordinates: 44°53′N 141°45′E / 44.883°N 141.750°E / 44.883; 141.750
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Rumoi Subprefecture)
District Teshio
Area
 • Total 353.31 km2 (136.41 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 3,241
 • Density 9.2/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.teshiotown.com

Teshio (天塩町, Teshio-chō) is a town located in Teshio District, Rumoi, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 3,241 and a density of 9.2 persons per km². The total area is 353.31 km².

Homer, Alaska has been the sister city of Teshio since 1984 and Tomari, Russia since 1992.[1]

A view of Teshio from the coast

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