Hyōgo Prefectur

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Hyōgo Prefecture

兵庫県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese兵庫県
 • RōmajiHyōgo-ken
Offeecial logo o Hyōgo Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Hyōgo Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKansai
IslandHonshu
CaipitalKobe
Govrenment
 • GovrenorToshizo Ido
Area
 • Total8,396.13 km2 (3,241.76 sq mi)
Aurie rank12th
Population
 (November 1, 2011)
 • Tot5,582,978
 • Rank7th
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-28
Destricts8
Municipalities41
FlouerNojigiku (Chrysanthemum japonense)
TreeCamphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
BirdOriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana)
Wabsteidweb.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