Nichinan, Miyazaki

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Nichinan

日南市
Flag of Nichinan
Flag
Official seal of Nichinan
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Location of Nichinan in Miyazaki Prefecture
Location of Nichinan in Miyazaki Prefecture
Nichinan is located in Japan
Nichinan
Nichinan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 31°37′N 131°19′E / 31.617°N 131.317°E / 31.617; 131.317Coordinates: 31°37′N 131°19′E / 31.617°N 131.317°E / 31.617; 131.317
CountryJapan
RegionKyushu
PrefectureMiyazaki Prefecture
Government
 • MayorKyohei Sakita (﨑田恭平)
Area
 • Total536.12 km2 (207.00 sq mi)
Population
 (October 1, 2016)
 • Total53,258
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeObi sugi (Cryptomeria)
 • FlowerFarfugium japonicum
 • BirdCommon kingfisher
Time zoneUTC+9 (Japan Standard Time)
City hall address1-1-1 Chūō-dōri, Nichinan-shi, Miyazaki-ken
887-8585
Websitewww.city.nichinan.lg.jp

Nichinan (日南市, -shi) is a city in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.[1]

History[change | change source]

Nichinan grew up around Obi Castle.[1]

The modern city was established in 1950.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Nichinan," Kodansha Encyclopedia of Japan, Vol. 5, p. 375.

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