Shintomi, Miyazaki

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Shintomi
新富町
Town
Shintomi Town Office
Shintomi Town Office
Flag of Shintomi
Flag
Official seal of Shintomi
Chapter
Location of Shintomi in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Shintomi in Miyazaki Prefecture
Shintomi is located in Japan
Shintomi
Shintomi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 32°4′31″N 131°28′20″E / 32.07528°N 131.47222°E / 32.07528; 131.47222Coordinates: 32°4′31″N 131°28′20″E / 32.07528°N 131.47222°E / 32.07528; 131.47222
Country Japan
Region Kyushu
Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
District Koyu
Area
 • Total 61.70 km2 (23.82 sq mi)
Population (April 1, 2017)
 • Total 16,884
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.shintomi.lg.jp

Shintomi (新富町?, Shintomi-chō) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.

As of April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 16,884[1] and the density of 270 persons per km². The total area is 61.70 km².

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History[edit]

Shintomi was formed by the merger of 2 villages, Tonda and Nyūta. In Shintomi, all of the windows in the schools are double-paned to block noise from a nearby military base.

Schools[edit]

There are 4 elementary schools and 3 middle schools in Shintomi.

Economy[edit]

Bell peppers, tomatoes, cymbidium, and cucumbers are cultivated in agricultural areas of Shintomi. In the mountain areas, chickens and other livestock are raised.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Shintomi Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Shintomi Town. Retrieved 27 April 2017. 

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