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.

Sado Island

  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 54,100
  • IATA airport code: SDS
  • Latitude: 38° 2' 39.8" (38.0444°) north
  • Longitude: 138° 23' 23.4" (138.3898°) east
  • Elevation: 14 meters (46 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1853313
  • Wikidata: Sado Island
  • Wikimedia Commons: Sado, Niigata

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Other Names for Sado Island

French: Sado, German: Sado, Italian: Sado, Japanese: さどし, Japanese: 佐渡, Japanese: 佐渡市, Portuguese: Sado, Spanish: Isla Sado, Sado-gun, Sado-shi

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