Shisō, Hyōgo

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Shisō
宍粟市
City
Flag of Shisō
Flag
Official seal of Shisō
Chapter
Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Shisō is located in Japan
Shisō
Shisō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Masaru Taji (since May 2005)
Area
 • Total 658.60 km2 (254.29 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 39,008
 • Density 59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Fagus crenata
 • Flower Lilium japonicum
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 133-6 Nakahirose, Yamasaki-cho, Shiso-shi, Hyogo-ken
671-2593
Website www.city.shiso.lg.jp

Shisō (宍粟市?, Shisō-shi) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Shisō was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of four towns from Shisō District: Chikusa, Haga, Ichinomiya, and Yamasaki.

As of May 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 39,008, with 14,565 households,[1] and a population density of 59 persons per km². The total area is 658.60 km².

Shisō is the sister city of Sequim, Washington, U.S.A.

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  1. ^ "Official website of Shisō City" (in Japanese). Japan: Shisō City. Retrieved 12 May 2017. 

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