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Yabu, Hyōgo

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Yabu, Hyōgo

Flag of Yabu
Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Location of Yabu in Hyōgo Prefecture
Yabu is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Hyōgo Prefecture
 • Mayor Kaoru Umetani
 • Total 422.70 km2 (163.21 sq mi)
Population (February 29, 2012)
 • Total 26,879
 • Density 63.59/km2 (164.7/sq mi)
 • Tree Fagus crenata
 • Flower Lysichiton camtschatcensis
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City Hall Address 1675, Yoka, Yoka-chō, Yabu-shi, Hyōgo-ken
Phone number 079-662-3161
Website City of Yabu

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

As of February 29, 2012, the city has an estimate population of 26,879 people, with 9,761 households, and a population density of 63.59 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).

Mt.Hyonosen, Hyonosen International Ski resort

External links

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  • Yabu official website (Japanese)

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