Shikoku

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  • Shikoku Travel Guide

    The Shikoku Region (四国地方 Shikoku-chihō) consists of Shikoku (lit. “four provinces”), the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, and numerous...
  1. Shikoku Travel Guide

    The Shikoku Region (四国地方 Shikoku-chihō) consists of Shikoku (lit. “four provinces”), the smallest of Japan’s four main islands, and numerous surrounding islands. It comprises the following prefectures: Map of Shikoku Ehime (愛媛県 Ehime-ken) Kagawa (香川県 Kagawa-ken) Kochi (福島県 Kōchi-ken) Tokushima (岩手県 Tokushima-ken) Shikoku lies to the south of western Honshū across the Seto Inland Sea (瀬戸内海 Seto Naikai) and across the Bungo Channel (豊後水道 Bungo Suidō) from northeastern Kyūshū. It has a dissected topography with high mountains and steep slopes, which severely limit agriculture, habitation,...
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