Nantan, Kyoto

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Nantan City hall
Nantan City hall
Flag of Nantan
Official seal of Nantan
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Location of Nantan in Kyoto Prefecture
Nantan is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 35°6′N 135°28′E / 35.100°N 135.467°E / 35.100; 135.467Coordinates: 35°6′N 135°28′E / 35.100°N 135.467°E / 35.100; 135.467
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
 • Mayor Toshinori Sasaki (since April 2006)
 • Total 616.40 km2 (237.99 sq mi)
(October 1, 2017)
 • Total 32,540
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Tree Fagus crenata
 • Flower Cherry blossom
 • Bird Blue-and-white flycatcher
Time zone UTC+9 (JST)

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

As of October 1, 2017, the city has an estimated population of 32,540 and a population density of 53 persons per km². The total area is 616.40 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 Tanba".

Sights include the Rurikei Prefectural Natural Park and Miyama Kayabuki no sato "Thatched farmhouses village".

Famous people from Nantan

Sister cities


  1. ^ a b "Sister cities, towns and villages of Kyoto Prefecture". Kyoto Prefecture Website. Retrieved 5 February 2015.

External links

  • Media related to Nantan, Kyoto at Wikimedia Commons
  • Nantan City official website (in Japanese) (some English)

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