Takashima, Shiga (town)

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Location of Takashima

Takashima (高島町, Takashima-chō) was a town located in Takashima District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. In the Edo period, Ōmizo Domain was based here.

On December 1, 2004, the town had an estimated population of 7,086 and a density of 112.12 persons per km². The total area was 63.20 km².

On January 1, 2005, Takashima absorbed the towns of Adogawa, Imazu, Makino and Shin'asahi, and the village of Kutsuki (all from Takashima District) to create the city of Takashima.