Tsugaru, Aomori

Tsugaru, Aomori

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Tsugaru, Aomori

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is a city located in northeastern Aomori in Tōhoku region of Japan. As of 2009, the city had an estimated population of 37,957 and a density of 150 persons per km². Its total area was 253.85 km². The city's name is atypical for a Japanese place name in that it is written in hiragana rather than kanji (see hiragana cities).


Tsugaru is located on the west coast of Tsugaru Peninsula, facing the Sea of Japan. The city has a cold maritime climate characterized by cool summers and cold winters with heavy snowfall.

Neighbouring municipalities


The area of Tsugaru was part of the holdings of the Tsugaru clan of Hirosaki Domain in the Edo period. The city was founded on February 11, 2005 from the merger of the town of Kizukuri and the villages of Inagaki, Kashiwa, Morita, and Shariki, all from Nishitsugaru District.

Tsugaru has, since 2005, slipped into a state of near-bankruptcy, as several villages that joined the city were carrying huge debts. The local government has tried to combat this situation using somewhat controversial tax raises, including national health insurance for the elderly, as well as somewhat draconian punishments for those who fail to pay water bills (having their home water systems removed, etc.). This has caused significant drops in population over the years.


The economy of Tsugaru is heavily dependent on agriculture and commercial fishing. The city serves as a minor...
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