ⓘ Hyogo 8th district, also referred to as Hyōgo hachi-ku, is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in southwestern Hy ..

                                     

ⓘ Hyogo 8th district

Hyogo 8th district, also referred to as Hyōgo hachi-ku, is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in southwestern Hyōgo and consists of the city of Amagasaki. As of September 2015, 379.207 eligible voters were registered in the district. It is one of the 48 districts in the Kansai region that form the Kinki proportional representation block.

The district was created in the framework of the electoral reform in 1994, the area was previously part of Tokyo 2nd district, elected five representatives of one non-transferable vote.

Since the creation of the districts, she was represented by three people: former Minister of land, infrastructure and transport Tetsuzo Fuyushiba, a former Nagano Governor Yasuo Tanaka, and the current representative Hiromasa Nakano, who worked under Fuyushiba in the Ministry of land, infrastructure and transport.