Yabu, Hyōgo

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Yabu
養父市
City
Flag of Yabu
Flag
Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Yabu is located in Japan
Yabu
Yabu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°24′N 134°46′E / 35.400°N 134.767°E / 35.400; 134.767Coordinates: 35°24′N 134°46′E / 35.400°N 134.767°E / 35.400; 134.767
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kaoru Umetani
Area
 • Total 422.70 km2 (163.21 sq mi)
Population (February 29, 2012)
 • Total 26,879
 • Density 63.59/km2 (164.7/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Fagus crenata
 • Flower Lysichiton camtschatcensis
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1675, Yoka, Yoka-chō, Yabu-shi, Hyōgo-ken
667-8651
Website www.city.yabu.hyogo.jp

Yabu (養父市 Yabu-shi?) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

As of February 29, 2012, the city has an estimate population of 26,879 people, with 9,761 households, and a population density of 63.59 persons per km². The total area is 422.70 km².

The modern city of Yabu was established on April 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yabu, absorbing the towns of Oya, Sekinomiya and Yoka (all from Yabu District).

Mt.Hyonosen, Hyonosen International Ski resort

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