Niigata Prefectur

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Niigata Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 新潟県
 • Rōmaji Niigata-ken

Seembol o Niigata Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Chūbu, Hokuriku
Island Honshu
Caipital Niigata
Government
 • Govrenor Hirohiko Izumida
Area
 • Total 12,582.47 km2 (4,858.12 sq mi)
Area rank 5t
Population (1 Februar 2011)
 • Total 2,371,574
 • Rank 14t
 • Density 188.48/km2 (488.2/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-15
Destricts 9
Municipalities 30
Flower Tulip (Tulipa gesneriana)
Tree Camellia (Camellia japonica)
Bird Crested Ibis (Nipponia nippon)
Website www.pref.niigata.lg.jp/en

Niigata Prefectur (新潟県 Niigata-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit on the island o Honshū on the coast o the Sea o Japan.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Niigata.[2] The name "Niigata" leeterally means "new lagoon".

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  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Niigata-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 711 at Google Books
  2. Nussbaum, "Niigata" at p. 711 at Google Books

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