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Makubetsu, Hokkaido

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Country  Japan
District  Nakagawa (Tokachi)
Local time  Sunday 7:32 AM
Region  Hokkaido
Population  27,310 (30 Sep 2016)
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Prefecture  Hokkaido (Tokachi Subprefecture)
Time zone  Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website  www.town.makubetsu.lg.jp
Weather  0°C, Wind W at 29 km/h, 51% Humidity
Points of interest  Tokachi Hills Hokaido, Makubetsu Hot Spring, Naumann Hot Spring, Smile Park

Makubetsu (幕別町, Makubetsu-chō) is a town located in Nakagawa (Tokachi) District, Tokachi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.


Map of Makubetsu, Nakagawa District, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 27,310 and a density of 80 persons per km². The total area is 340.46 km².

On February 6, 2006, the village of Chūrui (from Hiroo District) was merged into Makubetsu.

Makubetsu is the birthplace of park golf and as of 2006 has no less than ten individual courses.

Notable people from Makubetsu

  • Hiromu Arakawa, the author of Fullmetal Alchemist and Silver Spoon
  • Chisato Fukushima, track and field sprint athlete
  • Miho Takagi, speed skaterand is on Japan's Olympic Team for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
  • Nana Takagi, speed skater
  • Fumio Ueda, former mayor of Sapporo
  • Kohei Yamamoto, mountain biker
  • References

    Makubetsu, Hokkaido Wikipedia

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