List of mergers in Kumamoto Prefecture


List of mergers in Kumamoto Prefecture

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

(as of March 27, 2006)

Mergers from April 1, 1999 to March 31, 2000

Mergers from April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2001

Mergers from April 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002

Mergers from April 1, 2002 to March 31, 2003

Mergers from April 1, 2003 to March 31, 2004

*On April 1, 2003 - the municipalities of Fukada, Menda, Ue, Sue and Okaharu from Kuma District merged to form the new town of Asagiri.

*On March 31, 2004 - the towns of Himedo, Matsushima, Oyano and Ryugatake from Amakusa District merged to form the new city of Kami-Amakusa.

Mergers from April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005

*On November 1, 2004 - the towns of Chuo and Tomochi from Shimomashiki District merged to form the new town of Misato.

*On January 1, 2005 - the towns of Tanoura and Ashikita from Ashikita District merged to form the new town of Ashikita.

*On January 15, 2005 - the towns of Misumi and Shiranuhi from Uto District and the towns of Matsubase, Ogawa and Toyono from Shimomashiki District merged to form the new city of Uki. Uto District was dissolved with this merger.

*On January 15, 2005 - the city of Yamaga merged with the towns of Kahoku, Kamoto, Kao and Kikuka from Kamoto District to form the new city of Yamaga.

*On February 11, 2005 - the municipalities of Aso, Ichinomiya and Namino from Aso District merged to form the new city of Aso.

*On February 11, 2005 - the municipalities of Yabe and Seiwa from Kamimashiki District and Soyo from Aso District merged to form the new town of Yamato in Kamimashiki District.

*On February 13, 2005 - the villages of Choyo, Hakusui and Kugino from Aso District merged to form the new village of Minamiaso.

*On March 22, 2005 - the city of Kikuchi merged with the municipalities of Kyokushi, Shichijo and Shisui from Kikuchi District to form the new city of Kikuchi.

Mergers from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006

*On August 1, 2005 - the city of Yatsushiro merged with the municipalities of Izumi, Kagami, Sakamoto, Sencho and Toyo from Yatsushiro District to form the new city of Yatsushiro.

*On October 1, 2005 - the towns of Miyahara and Ryuhoku from Yatsushiro District merged to form the new town of Hikawa.

*On October 3, 2005 - the city of Tamana merged with the towns of Taimei, Tensui and Yokoshima from Tamana District to form the new city of Tamana.

*On February 27, 2006 - the towns of Koshi and Nishigoshi from Kikuchi District merged to form the city of Koshi.

*On March 1, 2006 - the towns of Kikusui and Mikawa from Tamana District merged to form the new town of Nagomi.

*On March 27, 2006 - the cities of Hondo and Ushibuka merged with the towns of Amakusa, Ariake, Goshoura, Itsuwa, Kawaura, Kuratake, Shinwa and Sumoto (all from Amakusa District) to form the new city of Amakusa.

Mergers from April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007

Mergers from April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008

Mergers from April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009

*On October 6, 2008 - the city of Kumamoto absorbed the town of Tomiai from Shimomashiki District.

References

http://www.kokudo.or.jp/marge/c_kumamoto.html ja


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