Yabu, Hyōgo

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Yabu (養父市, Yabu-shi) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Yabu

養父市
Mount Hyonosen and Hyonosen International Ski Resort
Mount Hyonosen and Hyonosen International Ski Resort
Flag of Yabu
Flag
Official seal of Yabu
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Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Yabu is located in Japan
Yabu
Yabu
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°24′N 134°46′E / 35.400°N 134.767°E / 35.400; 134.767Coordinates: 35°24′N 134°46′E / 35.400°N 134.767°E / 35.400; 134.767
CountryJapan
RegionKansai
PrefectureHyōgo Prefecture
First official recorded67 BC
City settledApril 1, 2004
Government
 • MayorSakae Hirose
Area
 • Total422.70 km2 (163.21 sq mi)
Population
 (April 30, 2017)
 • Total24,489
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
City hall address1675, Yoka, Yoka-chō, Yabu-shi, Hyōgo-ken
667-8651
Websitewww.city.yabu.hyogo.jp
Symbols
FlowerLysichiton camtschatcensis
TreeFagus crenata

As of April 2017, the city has an estimate population of 24,489 people, with 9,572 households,[1] and a population density of 58 persons per km². The total area is 422.70 km².

The modern city of Yabu was established on April 1, 2004, from the merger of the former town of Yabu, absorbing the towns of Oya, Sekinomiya and Yoka (all from Yabu District).

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

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