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Miyoshi (三次市, Miyoshi-shi) is a city located in Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on March 31, 1954.

Miyoshi
三次市
City
Miyoshi City, Museum of Art
Miyoshi City, Museum of Art
Flag of Miyoshi
Flag
Official seal of Miyoshi
Emblem
Location of Miyoshi in Hiroshima Prefecture
Location of Miyoshi in Hiroshima Prefecture
Miyoshi is located in Japan
Miyoshi
Miyoshi
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°48′N 132°51′E / 34.800°N 132.850°E / 34.800; 132.850Coordinates: 34°48′N 132°51′E / 34.800°N 132.850°E / 34.800; 132.850
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku (San'yō)
Prefecture Hiroshima Prefecture
Government
 • Mayor Kazutoshi Masuda (since May 2011)
Area
 • Total 778.19 km2 (300.46 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2017)
 • Total 53,616
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Maple
 • Flower Sakura
 • Bird Japanese wagtail
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)
City hall address 2-8-1, Tōkaichi Naka, Miyoshi-shi, Hiroshima-ken
728-8501
Website www.city.miyoshi.hiroshima.jp

As of May 2017, the city has an estimated population of 53,616 and a population density of 69 persons per km2.[1] The total area is 778 km2.

On April 1, 2004, Miyoshi absorbed the towns of Kisa, Mirasaka and Miwa, the villages of Funo, Kimita and Sakugi (all from Futami District), and the town of Kōnu (from Kōnu District) to create the new and expanded city of Miyoshi. Futami District was dissolved as a result of this merger.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Miyoshi (三次町)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 16.6
(61.9)
21.1
(70)
24.8
(76.6)
31.1
(88)
33.3
(91.9)
35.2
(95.4)
37.2
(99)
37.2
(99)
36.9
(98.4)
30.4
(86.7)
25.1
(77.2)
18.9
(66)
37.2
(99)
Average high °C (°F) 6.6
(43.9)
8.0
(46.4)
12.4
(54.3)
19.2
(66.6)
23.9
(75)
27.1
(80.8)
30.3
(86.5)
31.8
(89.2)
27.3
(81.1)
21.5
(70.7)
15.2
(59.4)
9.3
(48.7)
19.4
(66.9)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.7
(35.1)
2.5
(36.5)
6.0
(42.8)
11.8
(53.2)
16.8
(62.2)
21.0
(69.8)
24.8
(76.6)
25.6
(78.1)
21.3
(70.3)
14.6
(58.3)
8.7
(47.7)
3.8
(38.8)
13.2
(55.8)
Average low °C (°F) −1.7
(28.9)
−1.6
(29.1)
0.6
(33.1)
5.1
(41.2)
10.5
(50.9)
16.0
(60.8)
20.7
(69.3)
21.2
(70.2)
17.0
(62.6)
10.0
(50)
4.3
(39.7)
0.1
(32.2)
8.5
(47.3)
Record low °C (°F) −10.8
(12.6)
−12.5
(9.5)
−7.5
(18.5)
−3.6
(25.5)
0.2
(32.4)
7.7
(45.9)
10.7
(51.3)
13.9
(57)
5.7
(42.3)
0.5
(32.9)
−2.3
(27.9)
−10.2
(13.6)
−12.5
(9.5)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 65.2
(2.567)
73.4
(2.89)
106.6
(4.197)
107.6
(4.236)
147.0
(5.787)
210.3
(8.28)
259.0
(10.197)
123.4
(4.858)
171.5
(6.752)
87.9
(3.461)
71.7
(2.823)
68.5
(2.697)
1,492.1
(58.745)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 12.7 11.9 12.0 10.2 10.5 11.6 12.5 8.9 10.3 7.6 9.1 11.4 128.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 80.3 98.1 137.8 172.3 186.7 146.5 159.0 181.5 136.3 136.5 101.7 81.9 1,624
Source: 気象庁

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Miyoshi City" (in Japanese). Japan: Miyoshi City. Retrieved 17 May 2017.

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