Unnan city hall
Location of Unnan in Shimane Prefecture
|District||Ohara District (Dissolved in 2004)|
|• Total||553.4 km2 (213.7 sq mi)|
(March 1, 2017)
|• Density||69/km2 (180/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
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).
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.
Twin towns — Sister cities
Unnan is twinned with:
- Richmond, Indiana, United States
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