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Kumage Subprefecture's location in Kagoshima Prefecture
Subprefectural Government office, Nishinoomote

Kumage Subprefecture (熊毛支庁, Kumage-shichō) is a subprefecture of Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. The subprefectural office is located in Nishinoomote.

It includes the following cities and towns on the Ōsumi Islands:


  • 1889: These area, formerly governed by Ōshima Subprefecture, were succeeded by Kumage and Gomu District Governments.
  • 1897: Gomu District was merged into Kumage District.
  • 1926: Kumage Subprefecture was founded on the corresponding area.


  • Kumage Subprefecture: 7590 Nishinoomote, Nishinoomote-shi, Kagoshime-ken. 891-3192
  • Kumage Subprefecture Yakushima Office: 650 Anbō, Yakushima-machi, Kumage-gun, Kagoshime-ken. 891-4311
  • Kumage Educational Office: 7590 Nishinoomote, Nishinoomote-shi, Kagoshime-ken. 891-3192

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