Santō District, Niigata


Santō District, Niigata

Santō (三島郡; -gun) is a district located in Niigata, Japan.

Before the Edo Period, Santo District was part of the now-defunct Koshi District. On April 1, 2005, Koshiji and Mishima, formerly part of Santō, merged into the city of Nagaoka. On January 1, 2006, Teradomari, Washima, and Yoita were also merged into Nagaoka.

After two successful mergers with Nagaoka during an eight month period, the district has an estimated population of 5,565 and a density of 125.39 persons per km². The total area is 44.38 km².

Towns

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