Satsuma Peninsula

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The Satsuma Peninsula (薩摩半島 Satsuma-hantō) is a peninsula which projects south from the southwest part of Kyūshū Island, Japan. To the west lies the East China Sea, while to the east it faces the Osumi Peninsula across Kagoshima Bay. Politically it belongs to Kagoshima Prefecture, and it includes the prefectural capital, Kagoshima City

Near the southern tip of the peninsula is the 924-metre Mount Kaimon (Kaimon-dake) and the hot springs of Ibusuki Onsen.

Location of Satsuma Peninsula

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31°09′19″N 130°35′13″E / 31.15519°N 130.586917°E / 31.15519; 130.586917Coordinates: 31°09′19″N 130°35′13″E / 31.15519°N 130.586917°E / 31.15519; 130.586917 (Nagasakibana:Southernmost point)