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Suō-Ōshima, Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi Prefecture
Location in Japan

Coordinates: 33°55′N 132°14′E / 33.917°N 132.233°E / 33.917; 132.233Coordinates: 33°55′N 132°14′E / 33.917°N 132.233°E / 33.917; 132.233

Country Japan
Region Chūgoku
Prefecture Yamaguchi Prefecture
District Ōshima
 • Mayor Tomio Nakamoto
 • Total 138.17 km2 (53.35 sq mi)
Population (May 2008)
 • Total 20,163
 • Density 146/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)
- Tree Mikan
- Flower Mikan
Address 126-2, Ōaza Komatsu, Suō-Ōshima-chō, Ōshima-gun, Yamaguchi-ken
Phone number 0820-74-1000
Website Suō-Ōshima Town

Suō-Ōshima (周防大島町 Suō-Ōshima-chō?) is a town located in Ōshima District, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan.

Suō-Ōshima was formed on October 1, 2004 from the merger of the former towns of Ōshima, Kuka, Tachibana and Tōwa, all from towns of Ōshima District.

As of May 1, 2008, the town has an estimated population of 20,163 and a density of 146 persons per km². The total area is 138.17 km².

External links

  • Suō-Ōshima official website (Japanese)
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