Higashimokoto, Hokkaido

Higashimokoto (東藻琴村, Higashimokoto-mura) was a village located in Abashiri District, Abashiri Subprefecture (now Okhotsk Subprefecture), Hokkaido, Japan. It was split off from Abashiri Town (now Abashiri City) in 1947.

Higashimokoto
東藻琴村
Flag of Higashimokoto
Official seal of Higashimokoto
Location of Higashimokoto in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Location of Higashimokoto in Hokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Higashimokoto is located in Japan
Higashimokoto
Higashimokoto
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°50′N 144°17′E / 43.833°N 144.283°E / 43.833; 144.283Coordinates: 43°50′N 144°17′E / 43.833°N 144.283°E / 43.833; 144.283
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Okhotsk Subprefecture)
Now part of ŌzoraMarch 31, 2006
Area
 • Total184.38 km2 (71.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2004)
 • Total2,745
 • Density14.89/km2 (38.6/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address360-1 Higashimokoto-mura, Abashiri-gun, Hokkaido
099-3200
Websiteweb.archive.org/web/20060209050135/http://www.vill.higashimokoto.hokkaido.jp/
Symbols
FlowerAdonis ramosa
Phlox subulata
TreeBetula platyphylla

As of 2004, the village has an estimated population of 2,745 and a density of 14.89 persons per km2. The total area is 184.38 km2.

On March 31, 2006, Higashimokoto was merged with the town of Memanbetsu (also from Abashiri District) to create the new town of Ōzora.

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