Miki, Hyōgo

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Miki
三木市
City
Ōmiya Hachiman Shrine autumn festival
Ōmiya Hachiman Shrine autumn festival
Flag of Miki
Flag
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
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo
Government
 • Mayor Yoshihide Yabumoto (since January 2006)
Area
 • Total 176.58 km2 (68.18 sq mi)
Population (April 30, 2011)
 • Total 82,162
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Symbols
- Tree Pinus
- Flower Rhododendron
Address 10-30 Uenomaru, Miki-shi, Hyogo-ken
673-0492
Phone number 0794-82-2000
Website www.city.miki.lg.jp
Midorigaoka in Miki

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

As of April 30, 2011, the city has an estimated population of 82,162, with 32,143 households and a population density of 465.30 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.

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.

Sister cities[edit]

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