Ishigaki, Okinawa facts for kids
Ishigaki was established in 1908 as Yaeyama Village. In 1914 it was renamed to Ishigaki Village. It grew to become a town in 1926 and a city in 1947.
The Senkakus were included in the village of 1908, in the village of 1914, in the town in 1926, and in the city in 1947.
In 2013, the New Ishigaki Airport (新石垣空港 Shin-Ishigaki Kūkō) opened.
The city includes Ishigaki Island and the Senkaku Islands.
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