Kōnan, Kōchi

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Flag of Kōnan
Location of Kōnan in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Kōnan in Kōchi Prefecture
Kōnan is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°34′N 133°42′E / 33.567°N 133.700°E / 33.567; 133.700Coordinates: 33°34′N 133°42′E / 33.567°N 133.700°E / 33.567; 133.700
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
 • Total 126.75 km2 (48.94 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 33,721
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Kōnan

Kōnan (香南市 Kōnan-shi?) is a city located in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.

As of its founding but with 2003 population estimates, the city has an estimated population of 33,721 and a population density of 266 persons per km². The total area is 126.75 km².

The modern city of Kōnan was established on March 1, 2006, from the merger of the towns of Akaoka, Kagami, Noichi and Yasu, and the village of Yoshikawa (all from Kami District), which was dissolved as a result of this merger and the merger on the same day that created the new city of Kami.

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