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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Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Shikoku. Photo: Hellbuny, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Shikoku. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Shikoku. Photo: mukarin, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Kōchi Prefecture is a prefecture of located on the island of Shikoku. Photo: Reggaeman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shikoku

Latitude of center
33.75° or 33° 45' north
Longitude of center
133.5° or 133° 30' east
Population
4,000,000
Elevation
607 metres (1991 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1852486

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Shikoku
  • Afrikaans: Sjikokoe
  • Albanian: Shikoku
  • Arabic: Shikoku
  • Arabic: شيكوكو
  • Armenian: Սիկոկու
  • Asturian: Rexón de Shikoku
  • Azerbaijani: Sikoku
  • Azerbaijani: Şikoku
  • Banjar: Shikoku
  • Bashkir: Сикоку
  • Basque: Shikoku
  • Belarusian: Сікоку
  • Bengali: শিকোকু
  • Bosnian: Shikoku
  • Bosnian: Šikoku
  • Breton: Shikoku
  • Bulgarian: Шикоку
  • Catalan: Shikoku
  • Cebuano: Shikoku
  • Central Kurdish: شیکۆکو
  • Chinese: Sikoku
  • Chinese: 四国
  • Chinese: 四國
  • Chinese: 四國地方
  • Croatian: Shikoku
  • Czech: Šikoku
  • Danish: Shikoku
  • Dutch: Shikoku
  • Egyptian Arabic: شيكوكو
  • Esperanto: Ŝikoku
  • Esperanto: Ŝikokuo
  • Estonian: Shikoku
  • Finnish: Shikoku
  • French: Shikoku
  • Galician: Shikoku
  • Georgian: სიკოკუ
  • German: Schikoku
  • German: Shikoku
  • Greek: Σικόκου
  • Hakka Chinese: Si-koet
  • Hausa: Shikoku
  • Hebrew: שיקוקו
  • Hindi: शिकोकू
  • Hungarian: Sikoku
  • Icelandic: Shikoku
  • Iloko: Shikoku
  • Indonesian: Shikoku
  • Irish: Shikoku
  • Italian: Shikoku
  • Japanese: 四国
  • Japanese: 四国地方
  • Kazakh: Сикоку
  • Khmer: តំបន់ស៊ីកុគឹ
  • Kirghiz: Сикоку
  • Korean: 시코쿠
  • Lao: Shikoku
  • Latin: Insula Shikokuensis
  • Latin: Sicocus
  • Latvian: Sikoku
  • Latvian: Šikoku
  • Literary Chinese: 四國
  • Lithuanian: Šikoku
  • Macedo-Romanian: Shikoku
  • Macedonian: Шикоку
  • Malay: Shikoku
  • Malayalam: ഷികോകു
  • Marathi: शिकोकू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sù-kok
  • Mingrelian: სიკოკუ
  • Nepali: सिकोकु
  • Northern Frisian: Shikoku
  • Norwegian: Shikoku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shikoku
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Shikoku
  • Occitan (post 1500): Shikoku
  • Ossetian: Сикоку
  • Pampanga: Shikoku
  • Panjabi: ਸ਼ਿਕੋਕੂ
  • Persian: شیکوکو
  • Polish: Sikoku
  • Portuguese: Shikoku
  • Quechua: Shikoku
  • Romanian: Shikoku
  • Russian: Сикоку
  • Russian: Ши-Коку
  • Russian: Шикок
  • Russian: Шикоку
  • Samogitian: Šėkoku
  • Scots: Shikoku
  • Scottish Gaelic: Shikoku
  • Serbian: Шикоку
  • Serbo-Croatian: Shikoku
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šikoku
  • Sinhala: ෂිකෝකු
  • Slovak: Šikoku
  • Slovenian: Šikoku
  • South Azerbaijani: شیکوکو
  • Spanish: Región de Shikoku
  • Spanish: Shikoku
  • Sundanese: Shikoku
  • Swahili: Shikoku
  • Swedish: Shikoku
  • Tagalog: Shikoku
  • Tamil: சிகொக்கு
  • Tatar: Сикоку
  • Thai: เกาะชิโกกุ
  • Thai: เกาะชิโกะกุ
  • Tok Pisin: Shikoku
  • Turkish: Shikoku
  • Uighur: شىكوكۇ
  • Ukrainian: Шікоку
  • Urdu: شیکوکو
  • Vietnamese: Shikoku
  • Waray (Philippines): Shikoku
  • Welsh: Shikoku
  • Western Frisian: Sjikokû
  • Western Panjabi: شیکوکو
  • Wu Chinese: 四国岛
  • Yue Chinese: 四國
  • Shikoku-chihō
  • Shikoku Chiho
  • Shikoku Chihō
  • តំបន់ស៊ិកុគឹ

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