Miyako Islands edit Extracted from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia - Original source - History
The Miyako Islands (宮古列島, Miyako Rettō?) are a group of islands in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, east of the Yaeyama Islands. There are situated between the Ryukyu Islands and Taiwan.
Miyako island has 55 914 people. A bridge connects Miyako Island to Ikema Island, which has 801 people. Tarama village has 1 214 people, between the two islands of Minna and Tarama.
Coordinates: 24°43′N 125°01′E / 24.717°N 125.017°E / 24.717; 125.017