|— Town —|
|• Hepburn romanization||Matsumae-chō|
|• Mayor (町長 chōchō )||Kazuo Maeda (一男 前田)|
|• Total||293.11 km2 (113.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||33/km2 ( 85/sq mi)|
|Official Flower||Cherry blossom|
|Government Office Address||Aza Fukiyama 248, Matsumae-chō, Matsumae-gun, Hokkaidō 049-1592|
|Government Office Telephone||0139-42-2275|
|Community Identification Number||01331-5|
Matsumae (松前町 Matsumae-chō ) is a town located in Matsumae District, Oshima, Hokkaidō, Japan. The former home of the Matsumae Han, it has an Edo period castle, Matsumae Castle, the only one in Hokkaidō, and Ryūun-in.
The total area of the town is 293.11 square kilometres (113.17 sq mi).
In 2008, the town had an estimated population of 9,967 and a density of 33.84 persons per km².
As of September 2012, the town has an estimated population of 8,813 and a density of 30.1 persons per km².