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Shūnan
周南市
Ceety

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Location of Shūnan in Yamaguchi
Shūnan is located in Japan
Shūnan
Shūnan
 
Coordinates: 34°3′N 131°48′E / 34.050°N 131.800°E / 34.050; 131.800
Kintra Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefectur Yamaguchi
Government
 • Mayor Kenichiro Kimura (since May 2011)
Population (December 31, 2009)
 • Total 153,681
 • Density 234.22/km2 (606.6/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Staundart Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Cinnamomum camphora
- Flouer Salvia splendens
Phone number 0834-22-8211
Address 1-1 Kisan-dōri, Shūnan-shi, Yamaguchi-ken
745-8655
Website Ceety o Shūnan

Shūnan (周南市 Shūnan-shi?) is a ceety locatit in east central Yamaguchi Prefectur, Japan.

The ceety wis foondit on 21 Aprile 2003, mergin twa umwhile ceeties, Tokuyama an Shinnan'yō an twa touns, Kano an Kumage.

Its name is derivit frae the first character (周) o the name o the umwhile Suō Province (周防国), an the character for sooth (南), reflectin its location, comprisin hintle o the soothren pairt o the auld province.

The ceety is bordered in the wast bi the ceeties o Yamaguchi an Hōfu, in the east bi Iwakuni, in the sootheast bi Hikari an Kudamatsu, an in the north bi Yoshika, Shimane Prefecture. Tae the sooth is the Inland Sea.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 21 Aprile 2003: Shūnan is foondit bi the merger o Tokuyama, Shinnan'yō, Kano, an Kumage
  • 25 Mey 2003: Kazuto Kawamura becomes first mayor
  • 22 Aprile 2007: Yukio Shimazu defeats Ken'ichirō Kimura tae become ceety's seicont mayor

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Economy an Industry[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fuid processin company o Shimaya, heidquarter base on Shunan. An aw, petroleum company o Idemitsu Kosan, chemical company o Tosoh and Tokuyama, iron product company o Nisshin Steel, which plant base on Shunan.

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