Its area is 76.08 square km and 3184 people.
Because of the eruptions of the main volcano, Miyakejima was completely evacuated from September 2000. After a four-year period of volcanic emissions, residents were allowed to return permanently on February 1, 2005.
- 1920: The island halls of Miyakejima and Mikurajima were abolished. Ōshima Island Government Office took control of the islands. The branch office was founded on Miyakejima.
- 1926: Changed to Ōshima Subprefecture.
- 1943: Miyakejima Branch Office was split as Miyake Subprefecture.
- (in Japanese) Official website
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