Tokyo Islands

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Tokyo Islands
Japan Islands of Tokyo Map.svg
Located in the green highlights
Country Japan
Region Kantō
Prefecture Tokyo
Population
 (January 1, 2008)
  Total28,741

The Islands of Tokyo (東京諸島, Tokyo-shotō), also known as the Insular Area of Tokyo Metropolis (東京都島嶼部, Tōkyō-to-tōshobu) or Izu-Ogasawara islands (伊豆・小笠原諸島, Izu-Ogasawara-shotō), consist of the Izu and Ogasawara (also known as Bonin) island chains to the south of the Izu Peninsula. [1] [2]

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Overview

The islands consist of two towns and seven villages that are grouped into four subprefectures.

List of towns and villages

No.FlagNameJapanese Subprefecture
1 Flag of Oshima, Tokyo.svg Ōshima 大島町 Ōshima
2 Flag of Toshima Village, Tokyo.svg To-shima 利島村
3 Flag of Niijima, Tokyo.svg Niijima 新島村
4 Flag of Kozushima, Tokyo.svg Kōzushima 神津島村
5 Flag of Miyake, Tokyo.svg Miyake 三宅村 Miyake
6 Flag of Mikurajima, Tokyo.svg Mikurajima 御蔵島村
7 Flag of Hachijo, Tokyo.svg Hachijō 八丈町 Hachijō
8 Flag of Aogashima, Tokyo.svg Aogashima 青ヶ島村
9 Flag of Ogasawara, Tokyo.svg Ogasawara 小笠原村 Ogasawara

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References

  1. "Izu Islands". The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. February 2023.
  2. "Izu". Japan National Tourism Organization. February 2023.