Kitajima, Tokushima

Kitajima (北島町, Kitajima-chō) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. As of June 1, 2019, the town has an estimated population of 22,645 and a density of 2,591 persons per km², making it the densest town in Shikoku. Meanwhile, the total area is 8.74 km². The town was once home to a number of prominent factories, but today it is mainly a commuter town.

Kitajima
北島町
Town
Tulip Park in Kitajima
Tulip Park in Kitajima
Flag of Kitajima
Location of Kitajima in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Kitajima in Tokushima Prefecture
Kitajima is located in Japan
Kitajima
Kitajima
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°8′N 134°33′E / 34.133°N 134.550°E / 34.133; 134.550Coordinates: 34°8′N 134°33′E / 34.133°N 134.550°E / 34.133; 134.550
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureTokushima Prefecture
DistrictItano
Government
 • MayorYasuhiro Furukawa
Area
 • Total8.74 km2 (3.37 sq mi)
Population
 (June 1, 2019)
 • Total22,645
 • Density2,600/km2 (6,700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (JST)
Websitewww.town.kitajima.lg.jp
Symbols
FlowerChrysanthemum morifolium
TreeOsmanthus fragrans

TransportationEdit

RailwayEdit

Kitajima did not have any station. However, the Kōtoku Line passes through the town.

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