Mitsu District, Okayama


Mitsu District, Okayama

Mitsu District (御津郡 Mitsu-gun?) was a district located in Okayama, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 22,923. The total area is 345.10 km².

On April 1, 1900, the district was founded after the mergers of Mino and Tsudaka Districts.
On January 22, 2007, the town of Takebe merged into the city of Okayama and ended their 100-plus year history.

Towns and villages once part of the district

Due to the mergers, the following towns have been dissolved since the 1970s.

  • Ichinomiya - Merged into the city of Okayama on January 8, 1971
  • Tsudaka - Merged into the city of Okayama on January 8, 1971
  • Kamogawa - Become part of the new town of Kibichūō in Kaga District on October 10, 2004
  • Mitsu - Merged into the city of Okayama on March 22, 2005
  • Takebe - Merged into the city of Okayama on January 22, 2007


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