Satoshō, Okayama

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Satoshō
里庄町
Town
Flag of Satoshō
Flag
Official seal of Satoshō
Chapter
Location of Satoshō in Okayama Prefecture
Location of Satoshō in Okayama Prefecture
Satoshō is located in Japan
Satoshō
Satoshō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°31′N 133°33′E / 34.517°N 133.550°E / 34.517; 133.550Coordinates: 34°31′N 133°33′E / 34.517°N 133.550°E / 34.517; 133.550
Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
San'yō
Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
District Asakuchi
Area
 • Total 12.23 km2 (4.72 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2017)
 • Total 11,204
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website www.town.satosho.okayama.jp

Satoshō (里庄町, Satoshō-chō?) is a town located in Asakuchi District, Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

As of March 2017, the town has an estimated population of 11,204 and a density of 920 persons per km².[1] The total area is 12.23 km².

As of 2005, it declined to amalgamate with the neighboring towns of Kamogata and Yorishima to form the city of Asakuchi, preferring to go it alone.

Industries include food processing factories (Amano Foods), electronics (Sharp), medicines (Fusso) etc.

Notable people from Satoshō[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official website of Satoshō city" (in Japanese). Japan: Satoshō City. Retrieved 15 April 2017. 

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