Kita-Katsushika District, Saitama

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Kita-Katsushika (北葛飾郡, Kita-Katsushika-gun) is a district located in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.

As of July 1, 2011, the district has an estimated population of 77,583 and a population density of 1,680 persons per km². The total area is 46.22 km².

There are two towns in the district.

The following cities were once part of the district, but have since merged into other towns:

History

  • April 1, 1964: The village of Shōwa gained town status.
  • October 1, 1964: The village of Misato gained town status.
  • April 1, 1969: The village of Matsubushi gained town status.
  • May 3, 1972: The town of Misato gained city status.
  • October 1, 1986: The town of Satte gained city status.
  • April 1, 1996: The town of Yoshikawa gained city status.
  • October 1, 2005: The town of Shōwa merged with the city of Kasukabe to form the new city of Kasukabe.
  • March 23, 2010: The towns of Kurihashi and Washimiya, along with the town of Shōbu, from Minamisaitama District, merged with the city of Kuki to form the new city of Kuki.[1]

References

  1. ^ [1] Archived April 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.

Coordinates: 36°00′36″N 139°46′08″E / 36.010°N 139.769°E / 36.010; 139.769

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