Hidaka Subprefecture

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Hidaka Subprefecture (日高支庁) is a subprefecture(支庁) of Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan. The west side of the Hidaka mountains occupies most of the area. Hidaka is sparsely populated and has many of Hokkaido's natural resources. The governmental office is located in Urakawa.

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Office building of the Urakawa Subprefecture
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History

  • 1897 Urakawa Subprefecture established
  • 1932 Urakawa Subprefecture renamed Hidaka Subprefecture.

The name Hidaka is derived from the province of the same name established in 1869, which in turn was named after an unknown place in the Nihonshoki, a history book written in 720. There is no direct connection between the Hidaka of the Nihonshoki and the modern Hidaka.

Geography

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Cities

There is no city established in the subprefecture.

Districts

1. Hidaka
2. Biratori
3. Monbetsu
4. Niikappu
5. Shizunai
6. Mitsuishi
7. Urakawa
8. Samani
9. Erimo

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