Tokushima Prefecture is on the eastern side of the island of . Tokushima used to be known as the province of Awa. The nearby island of , now a part of prefecture, literally means "road to Awa".

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is a remote mountain valley deep in the heart of .

is a city in Tokushima on the island of .

, also known as Awa-Ikeda, is the town center for Miyoshi City in the central part of the island of , .

Ōboke and Koboke mean, respectively, "big steps dangerous" and "small steps dangerous" — an apt description of the perils of traversing on foot through these steep gorges in .


is the main transport hub of eastern .

This article refers to the in Tokushima Prefecture.

City is in , Shikoku. Located in the center of , City is the administrative name for a collection of districts which were amalgamated in 2005.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 741,000
  • Latitude of center: 33.9218° or 33° 55' 18.3" north
  • Longitude of center: 134.2368° or 134° 14' 12.6" east
  • Elevation: 953 meters (3127 feet)
  • Neighbors: , , and
  • GeoNames ID: 1850157

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