Yatsushiro District, Kumamoto


Yatsushiro District, Kumamoto

Yatsushiro (八代郡; -gun) is a district located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.

As of the Yatsushiro merger but with 2003 population estimates, the district has an estimated population of 13,524 and a density of 406 persons per km². The total area is 33.29 km².

Towns and villages

*Hikawa

Mergers

:"See Merger and dissolution of municipalities of Japan."
*On August 1, 2005, the municipalities of Izumi, Kagami, Sakamoto, Sencho and Toyo merged into the city of Yatsushiro.
*On October 1, 2005, the towns of Miyahara and Ryuhoku merged to form the new town of Hikawa.


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