|Location Pacific Ocean|
Area 59.53 km²
Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
|Archipelago Okinawa Islands|
Elevation 310 m
|Island groups Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa Islands|
Similar Miyako‑jima, Ishigaki, Tokashiki Island, Iriomote‑jima, Yonaguni
Kume Island (久米島, Kumejima, Okinawan: クミジマ Kumijima) is an island, part of the Okinawa Islands and administratively part of the town of Kumejima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It has an area of 59.11 square kilometres (636,300,000 sq ft). The island had a population of 8,713 (2010).
Map of Kume Island, Kumejima, Shimajiri District, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Kume Island is a volcanic island. Its principal economic activities are the production of sugarcane and tourism.