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Kawachi District, Tochigi

Kawachi (河内郡, Kawachi-gun) is a district located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2005, the district has an estimated population of 76,471 and a density of 480.35 persons per km². The total area is 159.20 km².

The district has one town.

Timeline (1960s to present)Edit

  • April 1, 1966 - The village of Kawachi gained town status.
  • April 1, 1971 - The village of Minamikawachi gained town status.
  • July 1, 1994 - The village of Kamikawachi gained town status.
  • January 10, 2006 - The town of Minamikawachi merged with the towns of Ishibashi and Kokubunji, both from Shimotsuga District to form the city of Shimotsuke.
  • March 31, 2007 - The towns of Kamikawachi and Kawachi merged into the city of Utsunomiya.