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Shikoku

Shikoku is an oft-forgotten island in . The smallest of Japan's Big Four with around four million inhabitants, it lies to the south of . The island is thought of as a rural backwater, with few must-see attractions, but a visit there can wash away those doubts; the mountainous inner regions offer some good hiking.
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is a remote mountain valley deep in the heart of .

, meaning "pine mountain", is the homely capital of prefecture.

is a city in Tokushima on the island of .

Saijō, also known as Iyo-Saijō, is in prefecture, island, .

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Prefecture is on the eastern side of the island of .

Prefecture is on the island of .

Shikoku

  • Type: island
  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 4,140,000
  • Latitude of center: 33.75° or 33° 45' north
  • Longitude of center: 133.5° or 133° 30' east
  • Elevation: 607 meters (1991 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1852487

Other Names for Shikoku

  • Afrikaans: Sjikokoe
  • Arabic: شيكوكو
  • Armenian: Սիկոկու
  • Azerbaijani: Şikoku
  • Belarusian: Востраў Сікоку
  • Bosnian: Šikoku
  • Bulgarian: Шикоку
  • Central Khmer: តំបន់ស៊ីកុគឹ
  • Central Kurdish: شیکۆکو
  • Chinese: 四國
  • Czech: Šikoku
  • Esperanto: Ŝikokuo
  • French: Shikoku
  • Georgian: სიკოკუ
  • Georgian: შიკოკუ
  • German: Shikoku
  • Greek: Σικόκου
  • Hakka Chinese: Si-koet
  • Hebrew: שיקוקו
  • Hindi: शिकोकू
  • Italian: Shikoku
  • Japanese: 四国
  • Kazakh: Сикоку
  • Korean: 시코쿠
  • Latin: Insula Shikokuensis
  • Latvian: Šikoku
  • Literary Chinese: 四國地方
  • Lithuanian: Šikoku
  • Macedonian: Шикоку
  • Malayalam: ഷികോകു
  • Marathi: शिकोकू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sù-kok
  • Mingrelian: სიკოკუ
  • Persian: شیکوکو
  • Portuguese: Shikoku
  • Russian: Сикоку
  • Samogitian: Šėkoku
  • Serbian: Шикоку
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šikoku
  • Slovak: Šikoku
  • Slovenian: Šikoku
  • Spanish: Región de Shikoku
  • Spanish: Shikoku
  • Tamil: சிகொக்கு
  • Tatar: Сикоку
  • Thai: เกาะชิโกะกุ
  • Uighur: شىكوكۇ
  • Ukrainian: Сікоку
  • Urdu: شیکوکو
  • Western Frisian: Sjikokû
  • Western Panjabi: شیکوکو
  • Yue Chinese: 四國
  • Sikoku
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