Tochio, Niigata

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Tochio
栃尾市
Former municipality
Hoy Wei Shi Jie  - panoramio.jpg
Central Tochio
Flag of Tochio, Niigata (1959-2006).jpg
Emblem of Tochio, Niigata (1955-2006).svg
CountryJapan
Region Hokuriku
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
MergedJanuary 1, 2006
(now part of Nagaoka)
Area
  Total204.92 km2 (79.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
  Total23,855
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
10 municipalities merged into Nagaoka City Amalgamation Nagaoka jp.svg
10 municipalities merged into Nagaoka City

Tochio (栃尾市, Tochio-shi) was a city located in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on June 1, 1954.

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As of 2003, the city had an estimated population of 23,855 and the density of 116.41 persons per km². The total area was 204.92 km².

On January 1, 2006, Tochio, along with the towns of Teradomari and Yoita, and the village of Washima (all from Santō District), was merged into the expanded city of Nagaoka. [1] [2]

Transportation

Echigo Kotsu Tochio Bus Terminal (Former Tochio Station(ja:Hoy Wei Yi )) EKK Tochio 20080818.jpg
Echigo Kotsu Tochio Bus Terminal (Former Tochio Station(ja:栃尾駅))

Railway

Echigo Kotsu Tochio Line(ja:越後交通栃尾線) had been operated in the city until 1973.

Highway

See also

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References

  1. "市町村合併に伴う町名変更一覧". Nagaoka City (in Japanese). Retrieved 2024-02-04.
  2. 住民基本台帳人口移動報告年報 (in Japanese). 総務庁統計局. 2006. p. 135. Tochio-shi, Washima‐mura, Teradomari‐machi and Yoita‐machi were incorporated into Nagaoka-shi as of January 1, 2006.