Miki, Hyōgo

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Miki

三木市
Ōmiya Hachiman Shrine autumn festival
Ōmiya Hachiman Shrine autumn festival
Flag of Miki
Flag
Official seal of Miki
Emblem
Location of Miki in Hyōgo
Location of Miki in Hyōgo
Miki is located in Japan
Miki
Miki
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°47′37″N 134°59′35″E / 34.79361°N 134.99306°E / 34.79361; 134.99306Coordinates: 34°47′37″N 134°59′35″E / 34.79361°N 134.99306°E / 34.79361; 134.99306
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo
Government
 • MayorYoshihide Yabumoto (since January 2006)
Area
 • Total176.58 km2 (68.18 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total76,370
 • Density430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreePinus
 • FlowerRhododendron
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address10-30 Uenomaru, Miki-shi, Hyogo-ken
673-0492
Websitewww.city.miki.lg.jp

Miki (三木市, Miki-shi) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It was founded on June 1, 1954.

As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 76,370 and a population density of 430 persons per km². The total area is 176.58 km².

Miki is located northwest of downtown Kobe and is bounded to the south and east.

Midorigaoka in Miki
Old houses in Miki

On October 24, 2005, the town of Yokawa (from Mino District) was merged into Miki.

Culture[edit]

The Ōmiya Hachiman Shrine is an important local Shinto institution. Several structures at Gayain are important cultural properties.

The ruins of Miki Castle are situated in Miki.

Transport[edit]

Miki is accessed with National Route 175 and an expressway. There are several bus routes from neighbouring cities and a town. It is also accessed with Kobe Electric Railway from Kobe and Sanda and Ono.

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