Kuroshio, Kōchi

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Kuroshio
黒潮町
Town
Location of Kuroshio in Kōchi
Kuroshio, Kōchi is located in Japan
Kuroshio
 
Coordinates: 33°1′N 133°1′E / 33.017°N 133.017°E / 33.017; 133.017Coordinates: 33°1′N 133°1′E / 33.017°N 133.017°E / 33.017; 133.017
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi
District Hata
Area
 • Total 188.38 km2 (72.73 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 13,827
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Kuroshio (黒潮町 Kuroshio-chō?) is a Japanese town in Kōchi Prefecture on the Pacific coastline of the island of Shikoku.[1]

History[change | change source]

In 2006, the towns of Ōgata and Saga joined together to become the new town, Kuroshio.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Harner, Stephen Harner. "BTW, Get Ready for a 34 Meter Tsunami," Forbes (US). May 2, 2012; retrieved 2013-2-25.
  2. 黒潮町について; excerpt, 黒潮町は、高知県幡多郡「大方町」「佐賀町」の合併による新しい町として、平成18年3月20日に誕生しました; retrieved 2013-2-25.

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