Konan, Shiga

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For the former town in Kōka District, Shiga Prefecture, see Kōnan, Shiga.
Konan
湖南市
City
Location of Konan in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Konan in Shiga Prefecture
Konan is located in Japan
Konan
Konan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Eigo Tanihata
Area
 • Total 70.49 km2 (27.22 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 54,707
 • Density 776.09/km2 (2,010.1/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Utsukushimatsu, a variety of Japanese Red Pine
- Flower Satsuki azalea
- Bird Japanese Bush-warbler
Address 1-1 Chūō, Konan-shi, Shiga-ken
520-3288
Phone number 0748-72-1290
Website City of Konan

Konan (湖南市 Konan-shi?) is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Konan was established on October 1, 2004 by the merger of the towns of Kōsei and Ishibe (both from Kōka District).

As of 2004, the town has an estimated population of 54,707 and a population density of 776.09 persons per km². The total area is 70.49 km².

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