#512: Hashima (category: island)
Hashima or Battleship Island (Gunkanjima in Japanese) is a once-flourished and now-abandoned island in Nagasaki Prefecture. In the past, it was the most densely-overpopulated area in the world.
It is a factor of the World Heritage Site titled "Sites of Japan's Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining". The island is used in several world-famous movies like Skyfall.
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