Hyōgo Prefectur

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Hyōgo Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 兵庫県
 • Rōmaji Hyōgo-ken

Seembol o Hyōgo Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Kansai
Island Honshu
Caipital Kobe
Government
 • Govrenor Toshizo Ido
Area
 • Total 8,396.13 km2 (3,241.76 sq mi)
Area rank 12th
Population (November 1, 2011)
 • Total 5,582,978
 • Rank 7th
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-28
Destricts 8
Municipalities 41
Flower Nojigiku (Chrysanthemum japonense)
Tree Camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
Bird Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana)
Website web.pref.hyogo.lg.jp/fl/english/

Hyōgo Prefectur (兵庫県 Hyōgo-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Kansai region on Honshu island.[1] The caipital is Kobe.[2]

The prefecture's name wis previously alternately spelt as Hiogo.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hyōgo prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 363-365 at Google Books; "Kansai" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 477 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Kobe" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 537 at Google Books.

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Coordinates: 34°41′26.94″N 135°10′59.08″E / 34.6908167°N 135.1830778°E / 34.6908167; 135.1830778