Ōnan, Shimane

Onan (邑南町, Ōnan-chō) is a town located in Ōchi District, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. It is about an hour's drive north of Hiroshima. It was formed on October 1, 2004 from the merger of the towns of Iwami, Mizuho, and the village of Hasumi. As of March 1, 2017, the town has a population of 10,922 and a density of 26 persons per km². The area is 419.29 km².

Onan

邑南町
Town
Ōnan town hall
Ōnan town hall
Flag of Onan
Flag
Official seal of Onan
Seal
Location of Onan in Shimane Prefecture
Location of Onan in Shimane Prefecture
Onan is located in Japan
Onan
Onan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°46′58″N 132°18′42″E / 34.78278°N 132.31167°E / 34.78278; 132.31167Coordinates: 34°46′58″N 132°18′42″E / 34.78278°N 132.31167°E / 34.78278; 132.31167
CountryJapan
RegionChūgoku
San'in
PrefectureShimane Prefecture
DistrictŌchi
Government
 • MayorIshibashi Ryoji
Area
 • Total419.29 km2 (161.89 sq mi)
Population
 (March 1, 2017)
 • Total10,922
 • Density26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address島根県邑智郡邑南町矢上6000
696-0192
Websitewww.town.ohnan.lg.jp

Iwami Airport in nearby Masuda, Hiroshima Airport and Izumo Airport serve the town.

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