Awasima is a small island, 20 km in circumference, in Niigata prefecture, in the Sea of Japan. The island hosts a population of about 400. Its key industries are fishing and tourism. The inhabitants have inherited from their predecessors a traditional culture, rich in local color.
Avastatud: 27-3-1990 Avastamiskoht: Kitami Avastajad: Endate, K., Watanabe, K.