Shizuoka Prefectur

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Shizuoka Prefecture

静岡県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese静岡県
 • RōmajiShizuoka-ken
Offeecial logo o Shizuoka Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Shizuoka Prefecture
Coordinates: 34°55′N 138°19′E / 34.917°N 138.317°E / 34.917; 138.317Coordinates: 34°55′N 138°19′E / 34.917°N 138.317°E / 34.917; 138.317
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu
IslandHonshu
CaipitalShizuoka City
Govrenment
 • GovrenorHeita Kawakatsu
Area
 • Total7,779.63 km2 (3,003.73 sq mi)
Aurie rank13t
Population
 (July 1, 2010)
 • Tot3,774,471
 • Rank10t
 • Density485.17/km2 (1,256.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-22
Destricts5
Municipalities35
FlouerAzalea (Rhododenron)
TreeSweet Osmanthus (Osmanthus fragrans var. aurantiacus)
BirdJapanese Paradise Fleecatcher (Terpsiphone atrocaudata)
Wabsteidwww.pref.shizuoka.jp/a_foreign/english

Shizuoka Prefectur (静岡県, Shizuoka-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Chūbu region o Honshu.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Shizuoka.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Shizuoka-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 876 at Google Books; "Chūbu" in p. 126 at Google Books
  2. Nussbaum, "Shizuoka" at p. 876 at Google Books.