Ikema Island

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Native name: Ikema-jima (池間島)
Ikemajima Okinawa Japan01s3s2010.jpg
Aerial view of Ikema-jima from southeast
Location Okinawa Prefecture
Coordinates 24°55′N 125°15′E / 24.917°N 125.250°E / 24.917; 125.250
Archipelago Miyako Islands
Major islands Okinawa, Miyako
Area 2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Highest elevation 28 m (92 ft)
Highest point Unknown
Population  801 (2002)

Ikema Island (池間島, Ikema-jima, Miyako: Ikyama (イキャマ)), is located to the north of the Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The surface area is 2.6 km². The island is connected with Miyako Island with a 1,592-metre-long (5,223 ft) bridge. There is a pond in the centre of the island. To the north-east is the Ikema-jima Block Beach (池間島ブロックビーチ).

Ikemajima Block Beach

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