Shōdoshima, Kagawa

Shōdoshima (小豆島町, Shōdoshima-chō) is a town located in Shōzu District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Shōdo-shima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea.

Shōdoshima

小豆島町
Town
Flag of Shōdoshima
Flag
Official seal of Shōdoshima
Emblem
Location of Shōdoshima in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Shōdoshima in Kagawa Prefecture
Shōdoshima is located in Japan
Shōdoshima
Shōdoshima
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°14′E / 34.483°N 134.233°E / 34.483; 134.233Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°14′E / 34.483°N 134.233°E / 34.483; 134.233
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKagawa Prefecture
DistrictShōzu
Government
 • MayorIchirō Sakashita
Area
 • Total95.63 km2 (36.92 sq mi)
Population
 (April 1, 2017)
 • Total14,412
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Symbols
 • TreeOlive
 • FlowerOlive
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
City hall address2100-4 Ikeda, Shōdoshima-chō, Shōzu-gun, Kagawa-ken
761-4388
Websitewww.town.shodoshima.lg.jp

The town was formed on March 21, 2006 from the merger of the towns of Ikeda and Uchinomi, both from Shōzu District.

As of April 2017, the town has an estimated population of 14,412 and a population density of 150 persons per km².[1] The total area is 95.63 km².

Shodoshima produces sōmen, soy sauce, and tsukudani.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Official website of Shōdoshima Town" (in Japanese). Japan: Shōdoshima Town. Retrieved 10 May 2017.

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