Shinshinotsu (新篠津村, Shinshinotsu-mura) is a village located in Ishikari, Hokkaido, Japan.

Shinshinotsu

新篠津村
Village
Street in Shinshinotsu
Street in Shinshinotsu
Flag of Shinshinotsu
Flag
Official seal of Shinshinotsu
Emblem
Location of Shinshinotsu in Hokkaido (Ishikari Subprefecture)
Location of Shinshinotsu in Hokkaido (Ishikari Subprefecture)
Shinshinotsu is located in Japan
Shinshinotsu
Shinshinotsu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°13′N 141°39′E / 43.217°N 141.650°E / 43.217; 141.650Coordinates: 43°13′N 141°39′E / 43.217°N 141.650°E / 43.217; 141.650
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Ishikari Subprefecture)
DistrictIshikari
Government
 • MayorKiichi Higashide
Area
 • Total78.24 km2 (30.21 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total3,235
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeSorbus commixta[1]
 • FlowerIris ensata
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address13 Daiyonjusitisenkita, Shinshinotsu, Hokkaido
068-1192
Websitewww.vill.shinshinotsu.hokkaido.jp

As of September 2016, the village has an estimated population of 3,235. The total area is 78.24 km².

GeographyEdit

Shinshinotsu is the smallest and the only village in Ishikari Subprefecture. Ishikari River flows the east of the village.

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HistoryEdit

  • 1895: Shinshinotsu village split off from Shinotsu village (now a part of Ebetsu).
  • 1915: Shinshinotsu village became a Second Class village.[2]

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