Aka Island

Aka Island (阿嘉島, Aka-jima?) is an island in the Pacific Ocean and is part of the Kerama Islands group in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

The island is commonly known as Aka or Aka-shima and is located some 15 miles to the southwest of Okinawa Island. It has a subtropical climate and a population of approximately 330 people.

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Aka Island - History
... Historically, the Kerama Island group was a part of the Ryukyu Kingdom ... The islands also provided good moorings on the sea route ... Aka was one of the first landing places for US Forces in the Battle of Okinawa ...

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