Tsukigata, Niigata

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Tsukigata

月潟村
Former municipality
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Location of Tsukigata in Niigata Prefecture
CountryJapan
Region Hokuriku
Prefecture Niigata Prefecture
District Nishikanbara District
MergedMarch 21, 2005
(now part of Niigata)
Area
  Total9.04 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
  Total3,767
Time zone UTC+09:00 (JST)
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Flower Laurus nobilis

Tsukigata (月潟村, Tsukigata-mura) was a village located in Nishikanbara District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the village had an estimated population of 3,769 and a density of 416.92 persons per km². The total area was 9.04 km².

On March 21, 2005, Tsukigata, along with the cities of Niitsu, Shirone and Toyosaka, the towns of Kameda, Kosudo and Yokogoshi (all from Nakakanbara District), the town of Nishikawa, and the villages of Ajikata, Iwamuro, Katahigashi and Nakanokuchi (all from Nishikanbara District), was merged into the expanded city of Niigata. As of April 1, 2007, the area is part of Minami-ku ward.

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