Amami Wakoen Sanatorium

Amami Wakōen Sanatorium, or National Sanatorium Amami Wakōen is a sanatorium for leprosy or ex-leprosy patients in Amami-shi, -ken, starting in 1943. In 2008, there were 56 almost healthy residents and their average age was about 80 years.

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is situated 2½ km southwest of Amami Wakoen Sanatorium. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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is situated 2½ km west of Amami Wakoen Sanatorium. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

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is a town located on , in , , . is situated 7 km northeast of Amami Wakoen Sanatorium.

Amami Wakoen Sanatorium

28.3848° or 28° 23' 5.4" north
129.5166° or 129° 30' 59.8" east
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 國立療養所奄美和光園
  • Chinese: 國立療養所沖繩愛樂園
  • English: National Sanatorium Amami Wakōen
  • Japanese: 国立療養所奄美和光園
  • Persian: آسایشگاه آمامی واکوئن

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