Tōya, Hokkaidō

Tōya, Hokkaidō

was a village located in Abuta District, Iburi, Hokkaidō, Japan.

On 27 March 2006, the village merged with Abuta to form the town of Tōyako.

As of 2004, the village had an estimated population of 2,221 and a density of 19.54 persons per km². The total area is 113.69 km².

The village has yearly Gap Year volunteers from the UK sent by the organisation Project Trust, that worked with the local Board of Education to help teach English to the local residents, both old and young. They teach evening classes for the adults and participate in lessons at all the schools locally, ranging from nursery to high school.

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