Native name:
Sakate Island.jpg
LocationMie Prefecture
Coordinates34°29′5.3″N 136°51′34.1″E / 34.484806°N 136.859472°E / 34.484806; 136.859472
Area0.51 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Coastline3,800 m (12500 ft)
Population 460 (March 2011)
Pop. density902/km2 (2336/sq mi)
Ethnic groupsJapanese

Sakatejima (坂手島) also known as Sakate Sima, Sakate-jima, or Sakate-shima,[1] is an island located in Ise Bay off the east coast of central Honshu, Japan. It is administered as part of the city of Toba in Mie Prefecture. It is the smallest of the four inhabited islands of Toba, and is the closest of the four islands to the mainland. Landmarks in the area include Toba-kō and Nakanogō-eki. Time zone is Asia/Tokyo.[2]

Sakatejima is connected to mainland Toba by a public ferry. Most of the population is engaged in commercial fishing or fish processing, tourism, or commute to mainland Toba for work.


  1. ^ "Sakate-jima Longitude and Latitude - All About Countries". www.allaboutcountries.com. Archived from the original on 2015-10-01. Retrieved 2015-09-29.
  2. ^ "Sakate-jima (Sakatejima) - Mie-ken Map, Weather and Photos - Japan: island - Lat:34.4833 and Long:136.867". www.getamap.net. Retrieved 2015-09-29.

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