Japan sells island for US$1.1 million
Published on Feb 10, 2010
The Japanese government has sold an uninhabited island in the Seto Inland Sea, Hiroshima Prefecture, for about JPY100 million (US$1.1 million), the Japan Times has reported. The 7,600m2 island, one of two collectively called Mitsugo Island, was sold to an unidentifi ed organisation as part of the government’s plan to sell off idle state-owned property. It is unclear what the buyer intends to do with the island.
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