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|First official recordsed||3rd century AD|
|City settled||April 1, 1889|
|• Mayor||Hideyasu Kiyomoto (from April 2019)|
|• Total||534.43 km2 (206.34 sq mi)|
(July 1, 2019)
|• Density||992.68/km2 (2,571.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||4-1 Yasuda|
Himeji (Japanese: 姫路市) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. It is on the island of Honshū. The city is well known for its landmark, Himeji Castle. It has been recognized as a core city since 1996.
References[change | change source]
- Jacobs, A.J. "Japan's Evolving Nested Municipal Hierarchy: The Race for Local Power in the 2000s," Urban Studies Research, Vol. 2011 (2011), p. 8 [PDF 8 of 14]; retrieved 2012-12-5.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Himeji, Hyogo at Wikimedia Commons