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徳 島 市
Geographical location in Japan
Tokushima (Japan)
Red pog.svg
Region : Shikoku
Prefecture : Tokushima
Coordinates : 34 ° 4 '  N , 134 ° 33'  E Coordinates: 34 ° 4 '13 "  N , 134 ° 33' 18"  E
Basic data
Surface: 191.39 km²
Residents : 255.167
(October 1, 2019)
Population density : 1333 inhabitants per km²
Community key : 36201-8
Flag / coat of arms:
Tokushima flag / coat of arms
Tree : Elaeocarpus sylvestris var. Ellipticus
Flower : Myrica rubra
Bird : White heron
town hall
Address : Tokushima City Hall
2 - 5 Saiwai-chō
Tokushima -shi
Tokushima  770-8571
Website URL:
Location of Tokushima in Tokushima Prefecture
Location of Tokushima in the prefecture

Tokushima ( Japanese 徳 島 市 , -shi ) is a city and the administrative seat of the Tokushima prefecture of the same name on the Shikoku island of Japan .

Tokushima had a population of around 260,000 in 2003, compared with just under 68,000 in 1903.


Tokushima is located south of the Yoshinogawa estuary on the Pacific Ocean . To the southwest of the center is Mount Bizan , whose view is considered one of the “one hundred most beautiful views in Japan ”. Due to the proximity to Honshū , the main Japanese island, there is not only an airport but also a ferry port .


Tokushima Railway Station



The four-day Tokushima Awa Odori dance parade from August 12th to 15th is known throughout the country and is accompanied by traditional music .


Tokushima is mainly industrial, here besides Japanese rice wine ( sake ) also textiles made of cotton , machines, as well as bamboo and wood products are made.


Tokushima is home to the Tokushima State University, founded in 1949, and the Tokushima campus of the Tokushima private Bunri University, founded in 1895 .


Tokushima is the home of the Tokushima Vortis football club .

Town twinning

  • United StatesUnited States Saginaw , Michigan, USA
  • PortugalPortugal Leiria , Portugal
  • China People's RepublicPeople's Republic of China Dandong , Liaoning, China

sons and daughters of the town

Neighboring cities and communities

Web links

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