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Asago (朝来市, Asago-shi) is a city located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Asago

朝来市
Asago City Hall
Asago City Hall
Flag of Asago
Flag
Official seal of Asago
Emblem
Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Asago in Hyōgo Prefecture
Asago is located in Japan
Asago
Asago
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850Coordinates: 35°20′N 134°51′E / 35.333°N 134.850°E / 35.333; 134.850
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKatsuaki Taji (since May 2009)
Area
 • Total402.98 km2 (155.59 sq mi)
Population
 (April 30, 2017)
 • Total31,248
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeZelkova serrata
 • FlowerCherry blossom
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address213-1 Higashitani, Wadayama-cho, Asago-shi, Hyogo-ken
669-5292
Websitewww.city.asago.hyogo.jp

The modern city of Asago was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of the former town of Asago absorbing the towns of Ikuno, Santō and Wadayama (all from Asago District).

As of April 30, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 31,248, with 12,355 households,[1] and a population density of 82.52 persons per km². The total area is 402.98 km².

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  1. ^ "Official website of Asago City" (in Japanese). Japan: Asago City. Retrieved 13 May 2017.

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