Shintomi, Miyazaki

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Shintomi
新富町
Town
Location of Shintomi in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Shintomi in Miyazaki Prefecture
Shintomi is located in Japan
Shintomi
Shintomi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°4′31″N 131°28′20″E / 32.07528°N 131.47222°E / 32.07528; 131.47222Coordinates: 32°4′31″N 131°28′20″E / 32.07528°N 131.47222°E / 32.07528; 131.47222
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Koyu
Area
 • Total 61.70 km2 (23.82 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 19,128
 • Density 310/km2 (800/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Shintomi

Shintomi (新富町 Shintomi-chō?) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 19,128 and the density of 310.02 persons per km². The total area is 61.70 km².

Cities nearby[edit]

History[edit]

Shintomi was formed by the merger of 2 villages, Tonda and Nyūta. In Shintomi, all of the windows in the schools are double-paned to block noise from a nearby military base.

Schools[edit]

There are 4 elementary schools and 3 middle schools in Shintomi.

Economy[edit]

Bell peppers, tomatoes, cymbidium, and cucumbers are cultivated in agricultural areas of Shintomi. In the mountain areas, chickens and other livestock are raised.

External links[edit]

Media related to Shintomi, Miyazaki at Wikimedia Commons