Ōita Prefectur

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Ōita Prefecture

大分県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese大分県
 • RōmajiŌita-ken
Offeecial logo o Ōita Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Ōita Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKyūshū
IslandKyūshū
CaipitalŌita
Govrenment
 • GovrenorKatsusada Hirose
Area
 • Total6,338.82 km2 (2,447.43 sq mi)
Aurie rank24t
Population
 (Oct 1, 2005)
 • Tot1,209,587
 • Rank34t
 • Density191/km2 (490/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-44
Destricts3
Municipalities18
FlouerBungo-ume blossom (Prunus mume var. bungo)
TreeBungo-ume tree (Prunus mume var. bungo)
BirdJapanese white-eye (Zosterops japonica)
Wabsteidwww.pref.oita.jp/english/

Ōita Prefectur (大分県, Ōita-ken) is a prefectur o Japan on Kyūshū Island.[1] The prefectural caipital is the ceety o Ōita.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ōita-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 742 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Ōita" in p. 742 at Google Books.