Konan, Shiga

For the former town in Kōka District, Shiga Prefecture, see Kōnan, Shiga.

Location of Konan in Shiga Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083Coordinates: 35°0′N 136°5′E / 35.000°N 136.083°E / 35.000; 136.083
Country Japan
Region Kansai
Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
  Mayor Eigo Tanihata
  Total 70.49 km2 (27.22 sq mi)
Population (2004)
  Total 54,707
  Density 776.09/km2 (2,010.1/sq mi)
  Tree Utsukushimatsu, a variety of Japanese red pine
  Flower Satsuki azalea
  Bird Japanese bush-warbler
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 1-1 Chūō, Konan-shi, Shiga-ken
Website www.city.konan.shiga.jp

Konan (湖南市 Konan-shi) is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

The modern city of Konan was established on October 1, 2004 by the merger of the towns of Kōsei and Ishibe (both from Kōka District).

As of 2004, the town has an estimated population of 54,707 and a population density of 776.09 persons per km2. The total area is 70.49 km2.

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