隠岐の島町





A town (町; chō or machi ) is a local administrative unit in Japan . It is a local public body along with prefecture ( ken or other equivalents) , city ( shi ) , and village ( mura ) . Geographically, a town is contained within a district .Chibu ( 知夫村 , Chibu-mura, Chibu-son ) is a village located on Chiburijima ( 知夫里島 ) in the Dōzen group of islands in the Oki District , Shimane Prefecture , Japan . Chibu is the only village remaining in Shimane Prefecture as of October 1, 2005.