Unnan, Shimane

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Unnan

雲南市
Unnan city hall
Unnan city hall
Flag of Unnan
Flag
Official seal of Unnan
Emblem
Location of Unnan in Shimane Prefecture
Location of Unnan in Shimane Prefecture
Unnan is located in Japan
Unnan
Unnan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°17′N 132°54′E / 35.283°N 132.900°E / 35.283; 132.900Coordinates: 35°17′N 132°54′E / 35.283°N 132.900°E / 35.283; 132.900
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku (San'in)
PrefectureShimane Prefecture
DistrictOhara District (Dissolved in 2004)
Area
 • Total553.4 km2 (213.7 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2017)
 • Total38,281
 • Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.city.unnan.shimane.jp

Unnan (雲南市, Unnan-shi) is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, Japan, The city belonged to Ohara District which dissolved in 2004 after Unnan was established.

The modern city of Unnan was established on November 1, 2004, from the merger of the towns of Daitō, Kamo and Kisuki (all from Ōhara District), the towns of Mitoya and Kakeya, and the village of Yoshida (all from Iishi District).

The city of Unnan has 6 wards which used to be the town's of Daitō, Kamo, Kisuki, Mitoya and Kakeya, and the village of Yoshida


As of March 1, 2017, the city had an estimated population of 38,281, and population density of 69 persons per km². The total area is 553.4 km2 (213.7 sq mi).


Tourist attractions in or near Unnan include Lake Shinji, Festival das cachoeiras, Ushio Hot Spring, Matsue Shinji Furusato Forest Park, Hibikawa embankment cherry blossom row tree (Japanese: 斐伊川堤防桜並木), Kamo Iwakura ruins (Japanese: 加茂岩倉遺跡), Ohara dam (Japanese: 尾原ダム), Okuizumoyumura Hot Spring, Okuizumotane Natural Museum, Hikawabijin Hot Spring, Akagawahotaru Park, Mineji, Suga Shrine, Shimaneken Akashimidorigaoka Park, Izumo Irish hill (Japanese: 出雲いりすの丘), Kisuki Health Forest (Japanese: きすき健康の森), Sajiroonsen Choja Hot Spring, Ancient Iron Kayokan (Japanese: 古代鉄歌謡館), Kamo Iwakura ruins guidance (Japanese: 加茂岩倉遺跡ガイダンス), Historical Museum of Iron, Tabe family house (Japanese: 田部家土蔵群), Fukaya Onsen Fukata-no-so (Japanese: みとや深谷温泉ふかたに荘), Rice paddy of Sannji-ji (Japanese: 山王寺の棚田) and Huge Maze Dragon Maze (Japanese: 巨大迷路 ドラゴンメイズ).


Neighbouring cities includes Izumo, Matsue (capital) and Oda, The closest airport to Unnan is Izumo Airport which serves the city of Izumo and the capital city of Matsue and neighbouring cities including Unnan.

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