Suntō District, Shizuoka

Map of Suntō District in Shizuoka Prefecture

Suntō District (駿東郡 Suntō-gun) is a rural district located in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. As of July 2012, the district has an estimated population of 94,229 and a population density of 550 persons per km². The total area was 171.4856 km².

Towns and villages

Suntō District currently is composed of three towns. The cities of Susono and Gotemba and parts of the cities of Numazu and Fuji were formerly part of the district.


Suntō District was established in the July 22, 1878 cadastral reforms initiated by the Meiji government with five towns, one post station and 155 villages.

Coordinates: 35°22′05″N 138°55′37″E / 35.368°N 138.927°E / 35.368; 138.927

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