Tsurui

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This article is about the village in Hokkaido. For train station in Ichikawa, see Tsurui Station.
Tsurui
鶴居村
Village
Tsurui village hall
Tsurui village hall
Flag of Tsurui
Flag
Official seal of Tsurui
Symbol
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Tsurui is located in Japan
Tsurui
Tsurui
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317
Country Japan
Region Hokkaido
Prefecture Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
District Akan
Area
 • Total 571.84 km2 (220.79 sq mi)
Population (September 30, 2016)
 • Total 2,516
 • Density 4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.vill.tsurui.lg.jp

Tsurui (鶴居村 Tsurui-mura?) is a village located in Akan District, Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido. As of September 30, 2016 it has an estimated population of 2,516 and an area of 571.84 km2.

Tsurui is a breeding ground for the red-crowned crane, one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.

History[edit]

The village was formed in 1937.

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