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"Shika" redirects here. For a character in the manga/anime Naruto, see Shikamaru Nara. For the Egyptian footballer, Mahmoud Abdelrazek, see Shikabala.

The longest bench in the world at Masuho Beach
Ishikawa Prefecture
Location in Japan

Coordinates: 37°0′N 136°47′E / 37.000°N 136.783°E / 37.000; 136.783Coordinates: 37°0′N 136°47′E / 37.000°N 136.783°E / 37.000; 136.783

Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture
District Hakui
 • Mayor Masaru Koizumi (since September 2009)
 • Total 246.55 km2 (95.19 sq mi)
Population (August 2011)
 • Total 23,177
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
Address 1-1 Sueyoshi Senko, Shika-machi, Hakui-gun, Ishikawa-ken
Phone number 0767-32-1111

Shika (志賀町 Shika-machi?) is a town in Hakui District, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. It is one and a half hours from Kanazawa by car. National highway 249 goes through Shika.

As of August 2011, the town has a registered population of 23,177. The total area is 246.55 km².

On September 1, 2005, the former town of Togi was merged into the town.

There are two nuclear power stations in Shika.

A natural feature of Shika is the Ganmon caves.

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