Asago, Hyōgo

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Asago
朝来市
City
Flag of Asago
Flag
Official seal of Asago
Symbol
Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Asago is located in Japan
Asago
Asago
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Katsuaki Taji (since May 2009)
Area
 • Total 402.98 km2 (155.59 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2017)
 • Total 31,248
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Zelkova serrata
 • Flower Cherry blossom
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 213-1 Higashitani, Wadayama-cho, Asago-shi, Hyogo-ken
669-5292
Website www.city.asago.hyogo.jp

Asago (朝来市?, Asago-shi) is a city located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Asago was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Asago absorbing the towns of Ikuno, Santō and Wadayama (all from Asago District).

As of April 30, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 31,248, with 12,355 households,[1] and a population density of 82.52 persons per km². The total area is 402.98 km².

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Asago City" (in Japanese). Japan: Asago City. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 

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