Toyama Prefectur

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Toyama Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 富山県
 • Rōmaji Toyama-ken

Seembol o Toyama Prefectur
Kintra Japan
Region Chūbu, Hokuriku
Island Honshu
Caipital Toyama Ceety
Government
 • Govrenor Takakazu Ishii
Area
 • Total 4,247.22 km2 (1,639.86 sq mi)
Area rank 33rd
Population (Estimatit as o Februar 1, 2008)
 • Total 1,104,239
 • Rank 38t
 • Density 260/km2 (700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-16
Destricts 2
Municipalities 15
Flower Tulip (Tulipa)[1]
Tree Tateyama Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)[1]
Bird Ptarmigan[1]
Fish Japanese amberjack
Pasiphaea japonica
Firefly squid[1]
Website pref.toyama.jp

Toyama Prefectur (富山県 Toyama-ken?) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Hokuriku region on Honshu island.[2] The caipital is the ceety o Toyama.[3]

Toyama is the leadin industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, an haes the industrial advantage o cheap electricity frae abundant hydroelectric resoorces. It an aa contains East Asie’s anly glaciers ootside Roushie, first recognized in 2012.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "富山県の魅力・観光>シンボル". Toyama Prefectural website (in Japanese). Toyama Prefecture. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Toyama prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 991 at Google Books; "Hokuriku" at p. 344 at Google Books.
  3. Nussbaum, "Toyama" at p. 991 at Google Books.
  4. First glaciers of Japan recognised