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175 Rusutsu, Rusutsu, Abuta-gun, Hokkaido
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Rusutsu Resort, ルスツリゾートスキー場 (Rusut, Rusutsu Ski Resort ル, Rusutsufurusato Park
Rusutsu (留寿都村, Rusutsu-mura) is a village located in Abuta District, Shiribeshi Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.
As of 2016, the village has an estimated population of 1,940. The total area is 119.92 km².
Rusutsu, Hokkaido Wikipedia
Rusutsu is located on the southern of Shiribeshi Subprefecture. Mount Shiritsu is in the northern of the town.
The name came from Ainu word "ru-sutu", meaning "Road at the foot of the mountain".Shiribeshi Subprefecture
1897 Makkari Village split off from Abuta Village (now Toyako Town).
1901 Kaributo Village (now Niseko Town) was split off from Makkari Village.
1906 Makkari Village became a Second Class Village.
1910 Makkari Village was transferred from Muroran Subprefecture (now Iburi Subprefecture) to Shiribeshi Subprefecture.
1917 Kimobetsu Village (now town) was split off from Makkari Village.
1922 Makkaribetsu Village (now Makkari Village) was split off from Makkari Village.
1925 Makkari Village changed it name to Rusutsu Village.
Rusutsu is the top producer of Daikon in Hokkaido. It also produces potato and Asparagus.
Commercial facilities and companies of Rusutsu are along Route 230. There are Sightseeing spots such as Rusutsu Resort at a distance from the center of the village.High school
Hokkaido Rusutsu High School
Junior high school
Rusutsu Junior High School
Rusutsu Elementary School
Kotonofuji Muneyoshi, former sumo wrestler