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Nishinomiya (西宮市, Nishinomiya-shi) is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 November 2022[update], the city had an estimated population of 484,368 in 218,948 households and a population density of 4800 persons per km². The total area of the city is 99.98 square kilometres (38.60 sq mi). Nishinomiya is an important commercial and shipping city in the Kansai region with the third largest population in Hyōgo Prefecture. Nishinomiya is best known as the home of Kōshien Stadium, where the Hanshin Tigers baseball team plays home games and where Japan's annual high school baseball championship is held.
|Coordinates: 34°44′15.35″N 135°20′29.63″E|
|• Mayor||Ishii Toshiro|
|• Total||99.96 km2 (38.59 sq mi)|
(May 1, 2021)
|• Density||4,800/km2 (13,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+09:00 (JST)|
|City hall address||10-3 Rokutanji-chō, Nishinomiya-shi, Hyōgo-ken 662-8567|