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Shin'onsen, Hyōgo

Shin'onsen (新温泉町, Shin'onsen-chō) is a town located in Mikata District, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Shin'onsen

新温泉町
Town
Shin'onsen Town Office
Shin'onsen Town Office
Flag of Shin'onsen
Flag
Official seal of Shin'onsen
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Location of Shin'onsen in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Shin'onsen in Hyōgo Prefecture
Shin'onsen is located in Japan
Shin'onsen
Shin'onsen
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°37′N 134°27′E / 35.617°N 134.450°E / 35.617; 134.450Coordinates: 35°37′N 134°27′E / 35.617°N 134.450°E / 35.617; 134.450
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo Prefecture
DistrictMikata
Government
 • MayorGinzo Nishimura
Area
 • Total241.0 km2 (93.1 sq mi)
Population
 (September 1, 2015)
 • Total15,539
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeKuromatsu (Pinus thunbergii), momiji (Acer palmatum)
 • FlowerSakura (cherry blossom), sasayuri (Lilium japonicum)
 • BirdIwatsubame (Delichon urbica), uguisu (Horornis diphone)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressHyogo-ken Mikata-gun Shin-onsen-cho Hamasaka 2673-1
〒669-6792
Websitewww.town.shinonsen.hyogo.jp

The town was founded on October 1, 2005, as a result of the merger between the towns of Onsen and Hamasaka, both from Mikata District.

As of September 1, 2015, the town has an estimated population of 15,539. The total area is 241.0 km2.

GeographyEdit

Shin'onsen lies entirely within the San'in Kaigan Geopark.[1]

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