Misato, Shimane

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Misato
美郷町
Town
Location of Misato in Shimane Prefecture
Location of Misato in Shimane Prefecture
Misato is located in Japan
Misato
Misato
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°4′N 132°35′E / 35.067°N 132.583°E / 35.067; 132.583Coordinates: 35°4′N 132°35′E / 35.067°N 132.583°E / 35.067; 132.583
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
San'in
Prefecture Shimane Prefecture
District Ōchi
Area
 • Total 282.92 km2 (109.24 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2007)
 • Total 5,981
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Misato

Misato (美郷町 Misato-chō?) is a town located in Ōchi District, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

It was formed on October 1, 2004 from the merger of the village of Daiwa and the town of Ōchi.

As of May 1, 2007 the town has a population of 5,981 and a density of 21.14 persons per km². The area is 282.92 km².

Local sports facilities include Golden Utopia gym and Ochi Canoe Village.

There are two junior high schools and two elementary schools in Misato.

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