Nakagawa (Tokachi) District, Hokkaido

Nakagawa (Tokachi) (中川郡 (十勝), Nakagawa-gun (Tokachi)) is a district located in Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. There is a district with the same name in Kamikawa Subprefecture, see Nakagawa (Teshio) District, Hokkaido.

The area of Nakagawa District in Tokachi Subprefecture.

As of 2004, the district has an estimated population of 46,499 and a density of 28.34 persons per km2. The total area is 1,640.88 km2.

TownsEdit

HistoryEdit

  • 1869 - Nakagawa District created as part of Tokachi Province
  • April 1, 1906 - Part of Tabikorai Village incorporated into Ōtsu Village, Tokachi District
  • April 1, 1925 - Part of Ikeda Village incorporated into Shihoro Village (now town), Katō District
  • April 1, 1926 - Part of Makubetsu Village incorporated into Taishō Village, Kasai District
  • June 1, 1933 - Part of Ikeda Town incorporated into Shihoro Village, Katō District
  • April 1, 1948 - Part of Makubetsu Town incorporated into Taisho Village and Sarabetsu Village, Kasai District
  • April 1, 1955 - Nishiashoro Town merged with Ashoro Village, Ashoro District forming Ashoro Town, Ashoro District
  • April 1, 1955 - Part of Ōtsu Village, Tokaichi District incorporated into Toyokoro Village
  • February 6, 2006 - the village of Chūrui, from Hiroo District, merged into the town of Makubetsu.

Coordinates: 42°54′00″N 143°25′12″E / 42.90000°N 143.42000°E / 42.90000; 143.42000