Kamijima, Ehime

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Kamijima
上島町
Town
Flag of Kamijima
Flag
Location of Kamijima in Ehime Prefecture
Location of Kamijima in Ehime Prefecture
Kamijima is located in Japan
Kamijima
Kamijima
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°15′N 133°12′E / 34.250°N 133.200°E / 34.250; 133.200Coordinates: 34°15′N 133°12′E / 34.250°N 133.200°E / 34.250; 133.200
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Ehime Prefecture
District Ochi
Area
 • Total 30.38 km2 (11.73 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2006)
 • Total 8,116
 • Density 267.15/km2 (691.9/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Quercus phillyraeoides (姥目樫 Ubamegashi?)
 • Flower Sakura (?)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 210 Shimoyuge, Yuge, Kamijima-chō, Ochi-gun, Ehime-ken
794-2592
Website www.town.kamijima.ehime.jp

Kamijima (上島町 Kamijima-chō?) is a town located in Ochi District, Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

On October 1, 2004 the town was formed from the merger of the following towns and villages: Ikina, Iwagi, Uoshima, and Yuge. The name Kamijima literally means "upper island"; the town consists of a number of islands in the Seto Inland Sea.

As of March 31, 2006, the town has an estimated population of 8,116 and a density of 267.15 persons per km². The total area is 30.38 km².

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