is a city located in Yamaguchi, Japan.
As of 2003
, the city has an estimated population
of 18,088 and the density
of 79.25 persons per km². The
total area is 228.25 km².
The city was founded on March 31
by a merger of municipalities that departed from
March 21, 2008, the
city merged with the rest of Mine District, which consisted of
towns Mitō and Shūhō, while the newly merged city retained the name,
The chugoku expressway serves mine in 2 interchanges:35mine and