ⓘ Hyogo 2nd district, also referred to as Hyōgo ni-ku, is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in southwestern Hyogo ..

                                     

ⓘ Hyogo 2nd district

Hyogo 2nd district, also referred to as Hyōgo ni-ku, is a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. It is located in southwestern Hyogo Prefecture and consists of the Hyōgo, Kita and Nagata wards of Kobe. As of September 2015, 357.643 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 formerly part of the Prefecture of the 1st district, which covered the whole of Kobe and elected five representatives of the single non-transferable vote.

Since the creation of the districts, Kazuyoshi Akaba party Komeito, was elected in six of the seven elections. Koichi Mukoyama Democratic party of Japan won a seat from Aqaba in the 2009 elections, which brought the DPJ to power. Aqaba Mukoyama subsequently defeated in the elections of December 2012.