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Aso District, Kumamoto

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Points of interest  Aso Farm Land, Takamorimachi Yusui Tunnel P, Ota Hot Spring, Higotai Park, Tawarayama

Aso (阿蘇郡, Aso-gun) is a district located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan.


Map of Aso District, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan

As of the Aso and Yamato mergers (but with 2003 population data), the district has an estimated population of 40,841 and a density of 58.1 persons per square kilometer. The total area is 703.01 km².

Towns and villages

  • Minamioguni
  • Oguni
  • Takamori
  • Minamiaso
  • Nishihara
  • Ubuyama
  • Mergers

  • On February 11, 2005 the old town of Aso absorbed the town of Ichinomiya, and the village of Namino to become the new city of Aso.
  • On February 11, 2005 the town of Soyō merged with the town of Yabe, and the village of Seiwa, both from Kamimashiki District, to form the new town of Yamato (in Kamimashiki District).
  • On February 13, 2005 the villages of Chōyō, Hakusui and Kugino merged to form the new village of Minamiaso.
  • References

    Aso District, Kumamoto Wikipedia

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