Gunma Prefectur

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Gunma Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 群馬県
 • Rōmaji Gunma-ken

Seembol o Gunma Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Kantō
Island Honshu
Caipital Maebashi
Government
 • Govrenor Masaaki Osawa
Area
 • Total 6,363.16 km2 (2,456.83 sq mi)
Area rank 21st
Population (March 1, 2008)
 • Total 2,014,608
 • Rank 19t
 • Density 317/km2 (820/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-10
Destricts 7
Municipalities 35
Flower Japanese azalea (Rhododendron japonicum)
Tree Japanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii)
Bird Copper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii)
Fish Sweetfish (Plecoglossus altivelis)
Website www.pref.gunma.jp

Gunma Prefectur (群馬県 Gunma-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the northwast corner o the Kantō region on Honshu island.[1] Its caipital is Maebashi.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gumma-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 267 at Google Books; "Kantō" in p. 479 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Maebashi" in p. 600 at Google Books.