Shikoku

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Shikoku is an oft-forgotten island in Japan. The smallest of Japan's Big Four, it lies to the south of Honshu. 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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Iya Valley is a remote mountain valley deep in the heart of Shikoku.
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Matsuyama, meaning "pine mountain", is the homely capital of Ehime prefecture.
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Mima is a city in Tokushima on the island of Shikoku.
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Tokushima prefecture is on the eastern side of the Japanese island of Shikoku.
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Ehime prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku.
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Kagawa prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku.
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Kochi prefecture is on the Japanese island of Shikoku.
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The 88 Temple Pilgrimage is Japan's most famous pilgrimage route, a 1,200 km loop around the island of Shikoku.

Shikoku

  • Type:  Island
  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  4,140,000
  • Latitude of center:  33° 45' (33.75°) north
  • Longitude of center:  133° 30' (133.5°) east
  • Elevation:  607 meters (1,991 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Shikoku
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Shikoku

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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
  • Georgian:  სიკოკუ, შიკოკუ
  • Greek:  Σικόκου
  • Hakka Chinese:  Si-koet
  • Hebrew:  שיקוקו
  • Hindi:  शिकोकू
  • 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
  • Russian:  Сикоку
  • Samogitian:  Šėkoku
  • Serbian:  Шикоку
  • Serbo-Croatian:  Šikoku
  • Slovak:  Šikoku
  • Slovenian:  Šikoku
  • Spanish:  Región de Shikoku
  • Tamil:  சிகொக்கு
  • Tatar:  Сикоку
  • Thai:  เกาะชิโกะกุ
  • Uighur:  شىكوكۇ
  • Ukrainian:  Сікоку
  • Urdu:  شیکوکو
  • Western Frisian:  Sjikokû
  • Western Panjabi:  شیکوکو
  • Yue Chinese:  四國
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