Kawanishi, Niigata

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Kawanishi
川西町
Former municipality
Senju Kannon
Senju Kannon
Flag of Kawanishi
CountryJapan
RegionHokuriku
PrefectureNiigata Prefecture
DistrictNakauonuma District
MergedApril 1, 2005
(now part of Tōkamachi)
Area
 • Total73.55 km2 (28.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2003)
 • Total7,829
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
5 former municipalities merged to create the new Tōkamachi City (yellow area)
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Kawanishi (川西町, Kawanishi-machi) was a town located in Nakauonuma District, Niigata Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 7,829 and a density of 106.44 persons per km². The total area was 73.55 km².

On April 1, 2005, Kawanishi, along with the towns of Matsudai and Matsunoyama (both from Higashikubiki District), and the village of Nakasato (also from Nakauonuma District), was merged into the expanded city of Tōkamachi.

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