Shōdoshima, Kagawa

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Shōdoshima
小豆島町
Town
Official seal of Shōdoshima
Symbol
Location of Shōdoshima in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Shōdoshima in Kagawa Prefecture
Shōdoshima is located in Japan
Shōdoshima
Shōdoshima
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°14′E / 34.483°N 134.233°E / 34.483; 134.233Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°14′E / 34.483°N 134.233°E / 34.483; 134.233
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
District Shōzu
Government
 • Mayor Ichirō Sakashita
Area
 • Total 95.63 km2 (36.92 sq mi)
Population (April 2008)
 • Total 16,480
 • Density 172/km2 (450/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Olive
 • Flower Olive
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 2100-4 Ikeda, Shōdoshima-chō, Shōzu-gun, Kagawa-ken
761-4388
Website www.town.shodoshima.lg.jp

Shōdoshima (小豆島町 Shōdoshima-chō?) is a town located in Shōzu District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Shōdo-shima, an island in the Seto Inland Sea.

The town was formed on March 21, 2006 from the merger of the towns of Ikeda and Uchinomi, both from Shōzu District.

As of 2008, the town has an estimated population of 16,480 and a population density of 172 persons per km². The total area is 95.63 km².

Shodoshima produces somen, soy sauce, and tsukudani.

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