Asago, Hyōgo

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Asago
朝来市
City
Flag of Asago
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Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Asago is located in Japan
Asago
Asago
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsuaki Taji (since May 2009)
Area
 • Total 402.98 km2 (155.59 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2012)
 • Total 33,252
 • Density 82.52/km2 (213.7/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Zelkova serrata
- Flower Cherry blossom
Address 213-1 Higashitani, Wadayama-cho, Asago-shi, Hyogo-ken
669-5292
Phone number 079-672-3301
Website In Japanese In English

Asago (朝来市 Asago-shi?) is a city located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Asago was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Asago absorbing the towns of Ikuno, Santō and Wadayama (all from Asago District).

As of March 31, 2012, the city has an estimated population of 33,252, with 12,219 households and a population density of 82.52 persons per km². The total area is 402.98 km².

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