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Shikoku

Shikoku (四国, "four provinces") is the smallest and least populous of the four main islands of Japan. It contains the prefectures of Ehime, Kagawa, Kochi, and Tokushima.

Population: 4.5 million. Area: 18,292 km².

Mount Ishizuchi in Ehime at 1982m is the highest mountain on the island.



See also: Geography of Japan, List of regions in Japan



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