Yurihama, Tottori

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Yurihama

湯梨浜町
Town
Yurihama town office
Yurihama town office
Flag of Yurihama
Flag
Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Yurihama is located in Japan
Yurihama
Yurihama
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°29′N 133°52′E / 35.483°N 133.867°E / 35.483; 133.867Coordinates: 35°29′N 133°52′E / 35.483°N 133.867°E / 35.483; 133.867
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku
San'in
PrefectureTottori Prefecture
DistrictTōhaku
Area
 • Total77.94 km2 (30.09 sq mi)
Population
(June 1, 2016)
 • Total16,437
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeNashi pear
 • FlowerTouteiran
 • BirdSankōchō
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address19-1 Hisadome, Yurihama-chō, Tōhaku-gun, Tottori-ken
682-0723
Websitewww.yurihama.jp

Yurihama (湯梨浜町, Yurihama-chō) is a town located in Tōhaku District, Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

As of June 1, 2016, the town has an estimated population of 16,437 and a density of 210 persons per km2. The total area is 77.95 km2.

Yurihama was created on October 1, 2004, after a merger of the towns of Hawai and Tōgō, and the village of Tomari, all from Tōhaku District.

Yurihama is also well known for its hot springs near Lake Tōgō.

Surrounding municipalities[edit]

Places of note[edit]

  • Enchoen Chinese Garden
  • Fudō-taki (waterfall)
  • Ueshi-jō (castle)
  • Tōgo Onsen
  • Hawai Onsen
  • Shitori Shrine (shrine)

Sister city[edit]

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