Shibushi City Office Shibushi Branch
Shibushi (志布志市 Shibushi-shi) is a city located in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
As of February 1, 2013, the city has an estimated population of 33,724, with 15,850 households and a population density of 116.29 persons per km². The total area is 290.01 km².
The modern city of Shibushi was established on January 1, 2006, from the merger of the former town of Shibushi, absorbing the towns of Ariake and Matsuyama (all from Soo District).
The city is served by the Nichinan Line of the JR Kyūshū railway system, which links it to the city of Miyazaki, the capital of the neighbouring prefecture of the same name.