Shibushi (志布志市, Shibushi-shi
?) is a city located in Kagoshima, Japan.
The city was founded on January 1, 2006 from the merger of the
former town of Shibushi with the towns of Ariake and
Matsuyama, all from Soo
As of 2005 population data, the
city has an estimated population of 34,777 and a density
of 120 persons per km². The total area is 289.47 km².
Coordinates: 31°30′N 131°3′E / 31.5°N
131.05°E / 31.5;