Tonoshō, Kagawa

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This article is about a town in Kagawa Prefecture. For a town in Chiba Prefecture, see Tōnoshō, Chiba.
Tonoshō
土庄町
Town
Clockwise from top left:Dofuchi Strait, Big Kannon statue in Bushi Temple, Tonoshō Port, Chōshi Gorge
Clockwise from top left:Dofuchi Strait, Big Kannon statue in Bushi Temple, Tonoshō Port, Chōshi Gorge
Flag of Tonoshō
Flag
Location of Tonoshō in Kagawa Prefecture
Location of Tonoshō in Kagawa Prefecture
Tonoshō is located in Japan
Tonoshō
Tonoshō
Location in Japan
Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°11′E / 34.483°N 134.183°E / 34.483; 134.183Coordinates: 34°29′N 134°11′E / 34.483°N 134.183°E / 34.483; 134.183
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
District Shōzu
Government
 • Mayor Kōhei Okada
Area
 • Total 74.38 km2 (28.72 sq mi)
Population (February 1, 2012)
 • Total 14,810
 • Density 199.11/km2 (515.7/sq mi)
Symbols
 • Tree Ubamegashi (Quercus phillyraeoides)
 • Flower Azalea
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
City hall address 559-2 Kō, Tonoshō-chō, Shōzu-gun, Kagawa-ken
761-4192
Website www.town.tonosho.kagawa.jp

Tonoshō (土庄町 Tonoshō-chō?) is a town located in Shōzu District, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. It is located on the island of Shōdoshima in the Inland Sea. Small islands on the Inland Sea, including Teshima, belong to its administrative area.

As of February 1, 2012, the town has an estimated population of 14,810 with 6,222 households, and a population density of 199.11 persons per km². The total area is 74.38 km².

Tonoshō port at night

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