Konan, Shiga

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Konan
湖南市
City
Konan City Hall
Konan City Hall
Flag of Konan
Flag
Official seal of Konan
Symbol
Location of Konan in Shiga Prefecture
Location of Konan in Shiga Prefecture
Konan is located in Japan
Konan
Konan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Eigo Tanihata
Area
 • Total 70.49 km2 (27.22 sq mi)
Population (October 1, 2016)
 • Total 54,292
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Utsukushimatsu, a variety of Japanese red pine
 • Flower Satsuki azalea
 • Bird Japanese bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-1 Chūō, Konan-shi, Shiga-ken
520-3288
Website www.city.konan.shiga.jp

Konan (湖南市, Konan-shi) is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Konan was established on October 1, 2004 by the merger of the towns of Kōsei and Ishibe (both from Kōka District).

As of 2016, the town has an estimated population of 54,292 and a population density of 770 persons per km2. The total area is 70.49 km2.

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