Shimanto, Kōchi (town)

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This article is about the town in Takaoka District in Kōchi Prefecture, Japan. For the city in the same prefecture with the same name, see Shimanto, Kōchi (city).
Shimanto town hall
Shimanto town hall
Location of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture
Shimanto is located in Japan
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 33°13′N 133°8′E / 33.217°N 133.133°E / 33.217; 133.133Coordinates: 33°13′N 133°8′E / 33.217°N 133.133°E / 33.217; 133.133
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kōchi Prefecture
District Takaoka
 • Total 642.06 km2 (247.90 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 18,269
 • Density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Shimanto (四万十町 Shimanto-chō?) is a town located in Takaoka District, Kōchi Prefecture, Japan.

It was formed on March 20, 2006 from the merger of the town of Kubokawa, from Takaoka District, and the towns of Taishō and Towa, both from Hata District.

As of July 27, 2015, the village has an estimated population of 18,269[1] and a density of 28.5 persons per km². The total area is 642.06 km².

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  1. ^ "まちのあらまし". Retrieved 27 July 2015. 

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