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Sorachi District, Hokkaido
Sorachi (空知郡; -gun) is a district divided between Sorachi and Kamikawa Subprefectures, Hokkaido. As of 2004, the district has an estimated population of 53,011 and an area of 1,497.21 kmē, giving a population density of 35.41 persons per square kilometer.
Towns and Villages
- Sorachi Subprefecture
- Kamikawa Subprefecture
- 1869 With the establishment of provinces and districts in Hokkaido, Sorachi District is created within Ishikari Province.
- 1897 Subprefectures created, Sorachi District is placed under Sorachi Subprefecture
- 1899 Furano Village (now Furano City, and the towns of Nakafurano, Minamifurano, and Kamifurano) transferred to Kamikawa Subprefecture
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