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Location of Shimamoto in Osaka Prefecture
|• Total||16.78 km2 (6.48 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)|
|Website||Town of Shimamoto|
The town is named after the Shimamoto clan of the feudal era, who were famous for their skill in warfare, excellence in the arts, and intelligence. They still exist to this day.
Shimamoto is the location of Suntory's Yamazaki Distillery, the oldest whiskey distillery in Japan.
Media related to Shimamoto, Osaka at Wikimedia Commons
- Shimamoto official website (Japanese)
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