Tokiwa, Aomori

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Tokiwa
常盤村
Former municipality
Location of Tokiwa in Aomori Prefecture
Location of Tokiwa in Aomori Prefecture
Tokiwa is located in Japan
Tokiwa
Tokiwa
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 40°40′33.5″N 140°42′36.3″E / 40.675972°N 140.710083°E / 40.675972; 140.710083Coordinates: 40°40′33.5″N 140°42′36.3″E / 40.675972°N 140.710083°E / 40.675972; 140.710083
Country Japan
Region Tōhoku
Prefecture Aomori Prefecture
District Minamitsugaru
Merged March 28, 2005
(now part of Fujisaki)
Area
 • Total 15.19 km2 (5.86 sq mi)
Population (March 1, 2005)
 • Total 6,626
 • Density 436.21/km2 (1,129.8/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Tokiwa (常盤村?, Tokiwa-mura) was a village located in Minamitsugaru District in central Aomori Prefecture, Japan.

Tokiwa Village was founded on April 1, 1889. It was elevated to town status on April 1, 1937. It merged with neighboring Tonogidate Village on May 3, 1954 and annexed a portion of Inakadate Village on June 10, 1956.

On January 1, 2006, Tokiwa was merged into the neighboring and expanding town of Fujisaki, and thus no longer exists as an independent municipality.

At the time of its merger, Tokiwa had an estimated population of 6,626 and a density of 436.21 persons per km². The total area was 15.19 km².

Tokiwa was served by Route 7 (Japan) highway, and Kita-Tokiwa Station on the Ōu Main Line.

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