Hikawa District, Shimane

Hikawa (簸川郡, Hikawa-gun) was a district located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 57,333 and a density of 185.14 persons per km². The total area was 309.68 km².

Towns and villagesEdit

MergerEdit

  • On March 22, 2005 - the towns of Koryō, Sada, Taisha and Taki, along with the city of Hirata, were merged into the expanded city of Izumo.
  • On October 1, 2011 - the town of Hikawa was merged into the expanded city of Izumo. Hikawa District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

Coordinates: 35°23′N 132°50′E / 35.39°N 132.83°E / 35.39; 132.83