Gunma Prefectur

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Gunma Prefecture

群馬県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese群馬県
 • RōmajiGunma-ken
Offeecial logo o Gunma Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Gunma Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKantō
IslandHonshu
CaipitalMaebashi
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMasaaki Osawa
Area
 • Total6,363.16 km2 (2,456.83 sq mi)
Aurie rank21st
Population
 (March 1, 2008)
 • Tot2,014,608
 • Rank19t
 • Density317/km2 (820/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-10
Destricts7
Municipalities35
FlouerJapanese azalea (Rhododendron japonicum)
TreeJapanese black pine (Pinus thunbergii)
BirdCopper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii)
FishSweetfish (Plecoglossus altivelis)
Wabsteidwww.pref.gunma.jp

Gunma Prefectur (群馬県, Gunma-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the northwast corner o the Kantō region on Honshu island.[1] Its caipital is Maebashi.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Gumma-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 267 at Google Books; "Kantō" in p. 479 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Maebashi" in p. 600 at Google Books.