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Tatsuno (たつの市, Tatsuno-shi) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. The city was founded on April 1, 1951.

Tatsuno

たつの市
Top left:Tatsuno Castle, Top right:Tatsuno Park, left:Tatsuno Castle, Top right:Tatsuno Park, Middle left:Port of Murotsu, Middle right:iinonimasu Amaterasu Shrine, Bottom left:Ibo River, Bottom right:Panorama view of downtown Tatsuno
Top left:Tatsuno Castle, Top right:Tatsuno Park, left:Tatsuno Castle, Top right:Tatsuno Park, Middle left:Port of Murotsu, Middle right:iinonimasu Amaterasu Shrine, Bottom left:Ibo River, Bottom right:Panorama view of downtown Tatsuno
Flag of Tatsuno
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Official seal of Tatsuno
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Location of Tatsuno in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Tatsuno in Hyōgo Prefecture
Tatsuno is located in Japan
Tatsuno
Tatsuno
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°51′03″N 134°32′43″E / 34.85083°N 134.54528°E / 34.85083; 134.54528Coordinates: 34°51′03″N 134°32′43″E / 34.85083°N 134.54528°E / 34.85083; 134.54528
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo Prefecture
Government
 • MayorMasanori Nishida (since November 2005)
Area
 • Total210.93 km2 (81.44 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total77,968
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreePrunus mume
 • FlowerCherry blossom
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall addressTatsuno Tominaga 1005-1, Tatsuno City, Hyogo Prefecture (兵庫県たつの市龍野町富永1005-1)
679-4192
Websitewww.city.tatsuno.lg.jp

On October 1, 2005, the towns of Ibogawa, Mitsu and Shingū (all from Ibo District) were merged into Tatsuno. To reflect the new character of the city, the kanji characters in the city's name were changed from 龍野市? to たつの市?.

As of April 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 77,968, with 30,300 households,[1] and a population density of 370 persons per km². The total area is 210.93 km².

Murotsu Port
Bourg in Tatsuno Castle (Old city)

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Famous peopleEdit

Rofū Miki, composer of the folk melody "Akatombo" (The red dragonfly) and Fumito Ueda, director of Ico and Shadow of the Colossus were born in Tatsuno.

IndustriesEdit

Tatsuno is famous for production of sōmen and soy sauce in Japan.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Tatsuno Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Tatsuno Town. Retrieved 12 May 2017.

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