Nantan, Kyoto

Nantan (南丹市, Nantan-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

Nantan
南丹市
Nantan City hall
Nantan City hall
Flag of Nantan
Official seal of Nantan
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Nantan is located in Japan
Nantan
Nantan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°6′N 135°28′E / 35.100°N 135.467°E / 35.100; 135.467Coordinates: 35°6′N 135°28′E / 35.100°N 135.467°E / 35.100; 135.467
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureKyoto Prefecture
Government
 • MayorToshinori Sasaki (since April 2006)
Area
 • Total616.40 km2 (237.99 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2017)
 • Total32,540
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Websitewww.city.nantan.kyoto.jp
Symbols
BirdBlue-and-white flycatcher
FlowerCherry blossom
TreeFagus crenata

As of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 32,540 and a population density of 53 persons per km². The total area is 616.40 km².

The modern city of Nantan was established on January 1, 2006, from the merger of the towns of Hiyoshi, Sonobe and Yagi (all from Funai District), and the town of Miyama (from Kitakuwada District). The name of Nantan stands for "southern Tanba".

Sights include the Rurikei Prefectural Natural Park and Miyama Kayabuki no sato "Thatched farmhouses village".

Famous people from NantanEdit

Sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sister cities, towns and villages of Kyoto Prefecture". Kyoto Prefecture Website. Retrieved 5 February 2015.

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