Nishimatsuura District, Saga

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Nishimatsuura District in Saga Prefecture

Nishimatsuura (西松浦郡, Nishimatsuura-gun) is a district located in Saga Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 1, 2021, the district has an estimated population of 18,804 and a density of 286 persons per square kilometre. The total area is 65.9 square kilometres (25.4 square miles).

Towns and villages[edit]

  • Arita, whose borders are effectively the same as Nishimatsuura District's.

History[edit]

Before 1889 April 1, 1889 1889 - 1944 1945 - 1959 1960 - 1989 1989–Present Present
Imari December 8, 1943
Imari
April 1, 1954
City status gained
Imari
Imari Imari Imari
Ōtsubo
Ōkawachi
Makishima December 10, 1928
Incorporated into Imari
Kurogawa Kurogawa
Ōdake February 16, 1901
Renamed
Hatatsu
Minamihata Minamihata
Ōkawa Ōkawa
Matsuura Matsuura
Niri Niri
Higashiyamashiro Higashiyamashiro
Nishiyamashiro April 1, 1936
Town status gained, renamed
Yamashiro
Arita Arita Arita April 1, 1954
Arita
Arita March 1, 2006
Arita
Arita
Shin November 13, 1895
Renamed
Arita (village)
January 1, 1947
Town status gained, renamed
Higashiarita
Magarikawa Magarikawa April 1, 1955
Nishiarita
April 1, 1965
Town status gained
Nishiarita
Ōyama Ōyama

Coordinates: 33°12′19″N 129°51′32″E / 33.2054°N 129.859°E / 33.2054; 129.859