Yūbetsu, Hokkaido

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Yūbetsu

湧別町
Town
Yubetsu town hall
Yubetsu town hall
Flag of Yūbetsu
Flag
Official seal of Yūbetsu
Emblem
Location of Yūbetsu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Location of Yūbetsu in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Yūbetsu is located in Japan
Yūbetsu
Yūbetsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 44°13′N 143°37′E / 44.217°N 143.617°E / 44.217; 143.617Coordinates: 44°13′N 143°37′E / 44.217°N 143.617°E / 44.217; 143.617
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
DistrictMonbetsu
Area
 • Total505.74 km2 (195.27 sq mi)
Population
(September 30, 2016)
 • Total9,268
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.yubetsu.lg.jp

Yūbetsu (湧別町, Yūbetsu-chō) is a town located in Okhotsk Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.

As of September 2016, the town has an estimated population of 9,268. The total area is 505.74 km².

On October 1, 2009, the town of Kamiyūbetsu was merged into Yūbetsu; both are in Monbetsu District, Okhotsk Subprefecture.[1]

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Yūbetsu has been twinned with Whitecourt, Alberta, Canada, since 1998.

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