Miyoshi, Hiroshima

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Miyoshi
三次市
City
Location of Miyoshi in Hiroshima Prefecture
Location of Miyoshi in Hiroshima Prefecture
Miyoshi is located in Japan
Miyoshi
Miyoshi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′N 132°51′E / 34.800°N 132.850°E / 34.800; 132.850Coordinates: 34°48′N 132°51′E / 34.800°N 132.850°E / 34.800; 132.850
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku (San'yō)
Prefecture Hiroshima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kazutoshi Masuda (since May 2011)
Area
 • Total 778.19 km2 (300.46 sq mi)
Population (March 2008)
 • Total 58,170
 • Density 74.8/km2 (194/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Maple
- Flower Sakura
- Bird Japanese Wagtail
Address 2-8-1, Tōkaichi Naka, Miyoshi-shi, Hiroshima-ken
728-8501
Phone number 0824-62-6111
Website City of Miyoshi

Miyoshi (三次市 Miyoshi-shi?) is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

As of 2008, the city has an estimated population of 58,170 and a population density of 74.8 persons per km². The total area is 778 km².

On April 1, 2004, Miyoshi absorbed the towns of Kisa, Mirasaka and Miwa, the villages of Funo, Kimita and Sakugi (all from Futami District), and the town of Kōnu (from Kōnu District) to create the new and expanded city of Miyoshi. Futami District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

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