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 was a town located in Minamitakaki District, Nagasakimarker, Japanmarker. On March 31, 2006 it merged together with several neighboring towns to form the new city of Minamishimabaramarker.


As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 6,023 and a density of 259.05 persons per km². The total area was 23.25 km². Minamiarima is the site of Hara Castle. The fortress was destroyed following the deaths of 37,000 rebels and their leader, Amakusa Shiro, at the hands of Tokugawa Shogunate forces in the final battle of the Shimabara Rebellion (1637-1638).


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