Tsurui (鶴居村, Tsurui-mura) is a village located in Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido. As of September 30, 2016, it has an estimated population of 2,516, and an area of 571.84 km2.

Tsurui

鶴居村
Village
Tsurui village hall
Tsurui village hall
Flag of Tsurui
Flag
Official seal of Tsurui
Emblem
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Location of Tsurui in Hokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
Tsurui is located in Japan
Tsurui
Tsurui
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317Coordinates: 43°14′N 144°19′E / 43.233°N 144.317°E / 43.233; 144.317
CountryJapan
RegionHokkaido
PrefectureHokkaido (Kushiro Subprefecture)
DistrictAkan
Area
 • Total571.84 km2 (220.79 sq mi)
Population
 (September 30, 2016)
 • Total2,516
 • Density4.4/km2 (11/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.vill.tsurui.lg.jp

Tsurui is a breeding ground for the red-crowned crane, one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.

HistoryEdit

The village was formed in 1937.

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