Yurihama, Tottori

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Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Location of Yurihama in Tottori Prefecture
Yurihama is located in Japan
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
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Tottori Prefecture
District Tōhaku
 • Total 77.95 km2 (30.10 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2009)
 • Total 17,785
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
 • Tree Nashi pear
 • Flower Touteiran
 • Bird Sankōchō
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 19-1 Hisadome, Yurihama-chō, Tōhaku-gun, Tottori-ken
Website www.yurihama.jp

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

As of December 31, 2009, the town has an estimated population of 17,785 and a density of 228 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)

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