Yurihama, Tottori

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Yurihama
湯梨浜町
Town
Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Yurihama is located in Japan
Yurihama
Yurihama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°29′N 133°52′E / 35.483°N 133.867°E / 35.483; 133.867Coordinates: 35°29′N 133°52′E / 35.483°N 133.867°E / 35.483; 133.867
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
San'in
Prefecture Tottori Prefecture
District Tōhaku
Area
 • Total 77.95 km2 (30.10 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2009)
 • Total 17,785
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Nashi pear
- Flower Touteiran
- Bird Sankōchō
Address 19-1 Hisadome, Yurihama-chō, Tōhaku-gun, Tottori-ken
682-0723
Phone number 0858-35-3111
Website Town of Yurihama

Yurihama (湯梨浜町 Yurihama-chō?) is a town located in Tōhaku District, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

As of December 31, 2009, the town has an estimated population of 17,785 and a density of 228 persons per km². The total area is 77.95 km².

Yurihama was created on October 1, 2004, after a merger of the towns of Hawai and Tōgō, and the village of Tomari, all from Tōhaku District.

Yurihama is also well known for its hot springs near Lake Tōgō.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Places of note[edit]

  • Enchoen Chinese Garden
  • Fudō-taki (waterfall)
  • Ueshi-jō (castle)
  • Tōgo Onsen
  • Hawai Onsen
  • Shitori Shrine (shrine)

Sister city[edit]

External links[edit]

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