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Location of Shimamoto in Osaka Prefecture
|• Total||16.78 km2 (6.48 sq mi)|
|Population (October 1, 2016)|
|• Density||1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (JST)|
Shimamoto (島本町 Shimamoto-chō) is a town consisting of the entirety of Mishima District, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. As of October 2016, the town has an estimated population of 29,970 and a density of 1,800 persons per km². The total area is 16.78 km².
The town is named after the Shimamoto clan of the feudal era, who were famous for their skill in warfare, excellence in the arts, and intelligence. They still exist to this day.
- Media related to Shimamoto, Osaka at Wikimedia Commons
- Shimamoto official website (in Japanese)
- Sister cities page on Shimamoto/Frankfort
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