Shisō, Hyōgo

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Shisō
宍粟市
City
Flag of Shisō
Flag
Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Shisō is located in Japan
Shisō
Shisō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masaru Taji (since May 2005)
Area
 • Total 658.60 km2 (254.29 sq mi)
Population (January 31, 2012)
 • Total 42,362
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Fagus crenata
- Flower Lilium japonicum
Address 133-6 Nakahirose, Yamasaki-cho, Shiso-shi, Hyogo-ken
671-2593
Phone number 0790-63-3000
Website www.city.shiso.lg.jp

Shisō (宍粟市 Shisō-shi?) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Shisō was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of four towns from Shisō District: Chikusa, Haga, Ichinomiya, and Yamasaki.

As of January 31, 2012 census data, the city has an estimated population of 42,362, with 14,420 households and a population density of 64 persons per km². The total area is 658.60 km².

Shisō is the sister city of Sequim, Washington, U.S.A.

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