Sado Island

Sado Island is an island off the coast of Niigata in the region of . Long a remote place of exile for political dissidents, including a deposed monarch, Emperor Juntoku, and the buddhist monk Nichiren, Sado experienced a boom during the Edo era when gold was found at Aikawa.

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Sado Airport is a public aerodrome located in , , . is situated 3 km northeast of Sado Island. Photo: まも, Public domain.

Sado Island

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