Shimanto, Kōchi (town)

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Shimanto

四万十町
Town
Shimanto town hall
Shimanto town hall
Flag of Shimanto
Flag
Official seal of Shimanto
Chapter
Location of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture
Location of Shimanto in Kōchi Prefecture
Shimanto is located in Japan
Shimanto
Shimanto
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
CountryJapan
RegionShikoku
PrefectureKōchi Prefecture
DistrictTakaoka
Area
 • Total642.06 km2 (247.90 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total18,269
 • Density28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (JST)
Websitewww.town.shimanto.lg.jp

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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