The location of Miyake Subprefecture
Miyake Subprefecture ( is a 三宅支庁 Miyake-shichō) subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The organization belongs to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau Of General Affairs.
It includes the following
villages on the Izu Islands:
Its area is 76.08 square km and 3184 people.
Because of the eruptions of the main
volcano, Miyakejima was completely evacuated from September 2000. After a four-year period of volcanic emissions, residents were allowed to return permanently on February 1, 2005.
History [ edit ]
1920: The island halls of Miyakejima and Mikurajima were abolished. Ōshima Island Government Office took control of the islands. The branch office was founded on Miyakejima.
1926: Changed to
Ōshima Subprefecture. 1943: Miyakejima Branch Office was split as Miyake Subprefecture.
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34°07′06″N 139°31′02″E / 34.118209°N 139.517278°E Coordinates: 34°07′06″N 139°31′02″E / 34.118209°N 139.517278°E