|• Mayor||Takaaki Sakai (since February 2007)|
|• Total||377.61 km2 (145.80 sq mi)|
(April 30, 2017)
|• Density||110/km2 (290/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||41 Kita-shinmachi, Tamba-Sasayama-shi, Hyogo-ken|
On November 18, 2018, the city held a successful referendum on changing its name from Sasayama to Tamba-Sasayama in reference to the historical Tanba Province, which still has some influence on local branding and politics. The referendum about changing a municipality's name is the first of its kind in Japan, and the new name officially came into effect in May 2019.
- Yakami Castle Ruins
- Sasayama Castle Ruins
- Mount Mitake
- Mount Nishigatake
- Mount Koganedake
- Mount Yajuro
- Aoyama Heritage Village (Aoyama Rekishi Mura)
The Dekansho Festival, famous for "Bon" style dancing, is held annually, every August 15 through 16 since 1952.
Tamba-Sasayama is well known in the Kansai region for its agriculture and food products, specifically kuromame or kuro daizu (black soybeans), mountain yam, Japanese chestnuts, azuki beans, matsutake, beef, wild boar and venison.
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- 丹波篠山市への市名変更は「５月」 ４選の篠山市長方針 (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun Digital. 19 November 2018. Retrieved 22 November 2018.
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