Makino, Shiga

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Makino (マキノ町, Makino-chō) was a town located in Takashima District, Shiga Prefecture, Japan.

As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 6,230 and a density of 79.53 per km2. The total area was 78.34 km2.

On January 1, 2005, Makino, along with the towns of Takashima, Adogawa, Imazu and Shin'asahi, and the village of Kutsuki (all from Takashima District), was merged to create the city of Takashima.[1]


  1. ^ 創元社編集部 (2007). 関西図書館あんない (in Japanese). 創元社. p. 340. ISBN 978-4-422-25048-9. 高島市マキノ町、今津町、高島町、安曇川町、新旭町、朽木村が 2005 年 1 月に合併し高島市となった。