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Tokachi Subprefecture

Tokachi (十勝総合振興局, Tokachi-sōgō-shinkō-kyoku) is a subprefecture of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan corresponding to the old province of Tokachi.[1] As of 2004, its estimated population is 360,802 and its area is 10,830.99 km².

Tokachi Subprefecture

十勝総合振興局
Tokachi-sōgō-shinkō-kyokushichō
Location of Tokachi Subprefecture
PrefectureHokkaido
CapitalObihiro
Area
 • Total10,831.24 km2 (4,181.97 sq mi)
Population
 (March 2009)
 • Total354,147
 • Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
Websitetokachi.pref.hokkaido.lg.jp

Tokachi-Obihiro Airport is in the city of Obihiro.

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HistoryEdit

  • November 1897: Kasai Subprefecture established.
  • August 1932: Kasai Subprefecture renamed Tokachi Subprefecture.
  • October 20, 1948: Ashoro District transferred from Kushiro Subprefecture.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rowthorn, Chris. (2009). Japan, p. 641.

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