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Shisō (宍粟市, Shisō-shi) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Shisō

宍粟市
Shiso City Hall
Shiso City Hall
Flag of Shisō
Flag
Official seal of Shisō
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Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Shisō in Hyōgo Prefecture
Shisō is located in Japan
Shisō
Shisō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550Coordinates: 35°0′N 134°33′E / 35.000°N 134.550°E / 35.000; 134.550
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • MayorShouzou Fukumoto
Area
 • Total658.60 km2 (254.29 sq mi)
Population
 (May 1, 2017)
 • Total39,008
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeFagus crenata
 • FlowerLilium japonicum
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address133-6 Nakahirose, Yamasaki-cho, Shiso-shi, Hyogo-ken
671-2593
Websitewww.city.shiso.lg.jp

The modern city of Shisō was established on April 1, 2005, from the merger of four towns from Shisō District: Chikusa, Haga, Ichinomiya, and Yamasaki.

As of February 28, 2018, the city has an estimated population of 38,488, with 14,602 households, and a population density of 59 persons per km².[1] The total area is 658.60 km².

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  1. ^ 人口と世帯表(平成29年度). Shiso's official website (in Japanese). Retrieved April 6, 2018.

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