Shin'onsen, Hyōgo

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Shin'onsen
新温泉町
Town
Flag of Shin'onsen
Flag
Location of Shin'onsen in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Shin'onsen in Hyōgo Prefecture
Shin'onsen is located in Japan
Shin'onsen
Shin'onsen
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°37′N 134°27′E / 35.617°N 134.450°E / 35.617; 134.450Coordinates: 35°37′N 134°27′E / 35.617°N 134.450°E / 35.617; 134.450
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
District Mikata
Government
 • Mayor Okamoto Hideki
Area
 • Total 241.0 km2 (93.1 sq mi)
Population (September 1, 2015)
 • Total 15,539
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Kuromatsu (Pinus thunbergii), momiji (Acer palmatum)
 • Flower Sakura (cherry blossom), sasayuri (Lilium japonicum)
 • Bird Iwatsubame (Delichon urbica), uguisu (Horornis diphone)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address Hyogo-ken Mikata-gun Shin-onsen-cho Hamasaka 2673-1
〒669-6792
Website www.town.shinonsen.hyogo.jp

Shin'onsen (新温泉町 Shin'onsen-chō?) is a town located in Mikata District, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The town was founded on October 1, 2005, as a result of the merger between the towns of Onsen and Hamasaka, both from Mikata District.

As of September 1, 2015, the town has an estimated population of 15,539. The total area is 241.0 km2.

Shin'onsen lies entirely within the San'in Kaigan Geopark.[1]

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