Matsushige, Tokushima


Matsushige town hall


Location of Matsushige in Tokushima Prefecture

Location in Japan

Coordinates: 34°8′N 134°35′E / 34.133°N 134.583°E / 34.133; 134.583Coordinates: 34°8′N 134°35′E / 34.133°N 134.583°E / 34.133; 134.583
Country Japan
Region Shikoku
Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
District Itano
  Total 13.10 km2 (5.06 sq mi)
Population (2003)
  Total 14,797
  Density 1,100/km2 (2,900/sq mi)
Time zone Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Matsushige (松茂町 Matsushige-chō) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town haa an estimated population of 14,797 and a density of 1,129.54 per km². The total area is 13.10 km².

Matsushige is the location of Tokushima Airport, from where domestic flights depart for various other Japanese cities. The town also hosts a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force base.

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