Etajima, Hiroshima


Etajima, Hiroshima

Infobox City Japan
Name= Etajima
JapaneseName= 江田島市
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Region= Chūgoku (San'yō)
Prefecture= Hiroshima
District=
Area_km2= 100.97
PopDate= March 2008
Population= 28,419
Density_km2= 281
Coords=
LatitudeDegrees= 34
LatitudeMinutes= 13
LatitudeSeconds=
LongtitudeDegrees= 132
LongtitudeMinutes= 27
LongtitudeSeconds=
Symbol
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SymbolDescription= Flag
Mayor= Kaoru Sone
CityHallPostalCode= 737-2392
CityHallAddress=4859-9, Nōmichō Nakamachi, Etajima-shi, Hiroshima-ken
CityHallPhone= 0823-40-2211
CityHallLink= [http://www.city.etajima.hiroshima.jp/ Etajima City]

nihongo|Etajima|江田島市|Etajima-shi is a city (formerly a town) located on the island of Etajima in Hiroshima Bay in southwestern Hiroshima, Japan.

The city was formed on November 1, 2004 from the merger of the town of Etajima from Aki District with three towns from Saeki District: Nōmi, Ōgaki, and Okimi.

As of March 1, 2008 population data, the city has an estimated population of 28,419 and a density of 281 persons per km². The total area is 100.97 km².

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 12,286 and a density of 407.90 persons per km². The total area was 30.12 km².

A naval museum is located in the portion of the city that was the town.

External links

* [http://www.city.etajima.hiroshima.jp/ Etajima official website] in Japanese
* [http://wgordon.web.wesleyan.edu/kamikaze/museums/etajima/index.htm Etajima Museum of Naval History]


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