List of mergers in Yamagata Prefecture

Here is a list of mergers in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan since the Heisei era.

Mergers from April 1, 1999 to PresentEdit

  • Merger: Shōnai Town (July 1, 2005)
The towns of Amarume and Tachikawa (both from Higashitagawa District) were merged to create the town of Shōnai.
  • Merger: Southern Shōnai (October 1, 2005)
The city of Tsuruoka absorbed the towns of Fujishima, Haguro and Kushibiki, the village of Asahi (all from Higashitagawa District) and the town of Atsumi (from Nishitagawa District) to create the new and expanded city of Tsuruoka. Nishitagawa District was dissolved as a result of this merger.
  • Merger: Northern Shōnai (November 1, 2005)
The city of Sakata absorbed the towns of Hirata, Matsuyama and Yawata (all from Akumi District) to create the new and expanded city of Sakata.

Planned/Future MergersEdit