List of mergers in Wakayama Prefecture


List of mergers in Wakayama Prefecture

The following is a list of mergers that occurred in the 2000s in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.

(as of April 1, 2006)

Mergers from April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005

*On October 1, 2004 - the village of Minabegawa and the town of Minabe (both from Hidaka District) merged to form the new town of Minabe.

Mergers from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006

*On April 1, 2005 - the town of Kushimoto from Nishimuro District merged with the town of Koza from Higashimuro District to form the town of Kushimoto (now part of Higashimuro District).

*On April 1, 2005 - the city of Kainan and the town of Shimotsu from Kaisō District merged to form the new city of Kainan.

*On May 1, 2005 - the towns of Kawabe, Nakatsu and Miyama from Hidaka District merged to form the new town of Hidakagawa.

*On May 1, 2005 - the city of Tanabe, the village of Ryūjin from Hidaka District, the town of Nakahechi and the village of Ōtō from Nishimuro District and town of Hongū from Higashimuro District merged to form the new city of Tanabe.

*On October 1, 2005 - the village of Hanazono from Ito District merged into the town of Katsuragi.

*On October 1, 2005 - the city of Shingū and the town of Kumanogawa from Higashimuro District merged to form the new city of Shingū.

*On November 11, 2005 - the towns of Uchita, Kokawa, Naga, Momoyama and Kishigawa from Naga District merged to form the new city of Kinokawa.

*On January 1, 2006 - the towns of Kanaya, Kibi and Shimizu from Arida District merged to form the new town of Aridagawa.

*On January 1, 2006 - the towns of Misato and Nokami from Kaisō District merged to form the new town of Kimino.

*On March 1, 2006 - the city of Hashimoto and the town of Kōyaguchi from Ito District merged to form the new city of Hashimoto.

*On March 1, 2006 - the towns of Hikigawa and Shirahama (both from Nishimuro District) merged to form the new town of Shirahama.

Mergers from April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007

*On April 1, 2006 - the town of Iwade from Naga District was promoted to "city status". Naga District was dissolved with this change in status.

Planned mergers

*Around March 31, 2010, the city of Shingū and Nachikatsuura in Higashimuro District will merge.http://www.kokudo.or.jp/new/cities/sub/kinki/30.htm]

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