Sashiki, Okinawa

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Sashiki (佐敷町, Sashiki-chō) was a town located in Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Shō Shishō, founder of the First Shō Dynasty of the Ryukyu Kingdom, ruled Sashiki Magiri from Sashiki Castle from the late 14th century until 1407. As of 2003, the town had an estimated population of 11,481 and with a density of 1,083 persons per km². The total area was 10.60 km². On January 1, 2006, Sashiki, along with the villages of Chinen, Ōzato and Tamagusuku (all from Shimajiri District), was merged to create the city of Nanjō.