Satoshō, Okayama

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Satoshō
里庄町
Town
Flag of Satoshō
Flag
Location of Satoshō in Okayama Prefecture
Location of Satoshō in Okayama Prefecture
Satoshō is located in Japan
Satoshō
Satoshō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°31′N 133°33′E / 34.517°N 133.550°E / 34.517; 133.550Coordinates: 34°31′N 133°33′E / 34.517°N 133.550°E / 34.517; 133.550
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
San'yō
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
District Asakuchi
Area
 • Total 12.23 km2 (4.72 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 10,908
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Town of Satoshō

Satoshō (里庄町 Satoshō-chō?) is a town located in Asakuchi District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town has an estimated population of 10,908 and a density of 891.91 persons per km². The total area is 12.23 km².

As of 2005, it declined to amalgamate with the neighboring towns of Kamogata and Yorishima to form the city of Asakuchi, preferring to go it alone.

Industries include food processing factories (Amano Foods), electronics (Sharp), medicines (Fusso) etc.

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