Shisō, Hyōgo

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Shisō
宍粟市
City
Shiso City Hall
Shiso City Hall
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 Shouzou Fukumoto
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 UTC+9 (JST)
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 February 28, 2018, the city has an estimated population of 38,488, with 14,602 households, and a population density of 59 persons per km².[1] The total area is 658.60 km².

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  1. ^ "人口と世帯表(平成29年度)". Shiso's official website (in Japanese). Retrieved April 6, 2018.

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