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Hachijō Subprefecture (八丈支庁 Hachijō-shichō) is a subprefecture of Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The organization of government belongs to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Bureau Of General Affairs. Hachijō includes the following towns and villages in the Izu Islands:
The subprefecture has an area of 78.6 square km, with a population of 8,790.
Additionally, Hachijō includes the four southernmost Izu Islands, which are uninhabited. These islands currently do not belong to any municipality; both Hachijō and Aogashima claim administrative rights. From north to south, the islands are:
Among the islands of the subprefecture, only Hachijōjima and Aogashima are inhabited.
- Hachijō Island Branch Office Official Website (in Japanese)
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