Hiroshima Prefectur

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Hiroshima Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 広島県
 • Rōmaji Hiroshima-ken

Seembol o Hiroshima Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Chūgoku
Island Honshu
Caipital Hiroshima
Government
 • Govrenor Hidehiko Yuzaki (since November 2009)
Area
 • Total 8,476.95 km2 (3,272.97 sq mi)
Area rank 11t
Population (Mairch 1, 2011)
 • Total 2,857,990
 • Rank 12t
 • Density 337.15/km2 (873.2/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-34
Destricts 5
Municipalities 23
Tree Japanese maple (Acer palmatum)
Bird Reid-throated diver (Gavia stellata)
Website pref.hiroshima.lg.jp

Hiroshima Prefectur (広島県 Hiroshima-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Chūgoku region on Honshu island.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Hiroshima.[2] It haes a population o aroond 2.9 million.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hiroshima-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 320 at Google Books; "Chūgoku" at pp. 127 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Hiroshima" at pp. 319-320 at Google Books.