Niigata Prefectur

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Niigata Prefecture

新潟県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese新潟県
 • RōmajiNiigata-ken
Offeecial logo o Niigata Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Niigata Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu, Hokuriku
IslandHonshu
CaipitalNiigata
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRyuichi Yoneyama
Area
 • Total12,582.47 km2 (4,858.12 sq mi)
Aurie rank5t
Population
 (1 Februar 2011)
 • Tot2,371,574
 • Rank14t
 • Density188.48/km2 (488.2/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-15
Destricts9
Municipalities30
FlouerTulip (Tulipa gesneriana)
TreeCamellia (Camellia japonica)
BirdCrested Ibis (Nipponia nippon)
Wabsteidwww.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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