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Nantan, Kyoto

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Nantan, Kyoto

Nantan City hall
Nantan City hall
Flag of Nantan
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Nantan is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
 • Total 616.31 km2 (237.96 sq mi)
Population (May 1, 2008)
 • Total 35,424
 • Density 57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website City of Nantan

Nantan (南丹市 Nantan-shi) is a city located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan.

As of May 1, 2008, the city has an estimated population of 35,424 and a population density of persons per km². The total area is 616.31 km².

The modern city of Nantan was established on January 1, 2006, from the merger of the towns of Hiyoshi, Sonobe and Yagi (all from Funai District), and the town of Miyama (from Kitakuwada District). The name of Nantan stands for "southern Tamba".

Sights include the Rurikei Prefectural Natural Park.

Famous people from Nantan

External links

Media related to at Wikimedia Commons

  • Nantan City official website (Japanese)

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