The city was on 31 March 2004 by merging the municipalities Himedo (姫 戸 町, machi ), Matsushima (松 岛 町, machi ), Ōyano (大 矢野 町, machi ) and Ryūgatake (龍ヶ岳 町, machi ) of the district Amakusa founded.
- Street: National road 266, 324
Sons and daughters of the town
- Amakusa Shiro ( The leader of the Shimabara Rebellion )
Adjacent Cities and Towns