Toyama Prefectur

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Toyama Prefecture

富山県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese富山県
 • RōmajiToyama-ken
Offeecial logo o Toyama Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Toyama Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu, Hokuriku
IslandHonshu
CaipitalToyama Ceety
Govrenment
 • GovrenorTakakazu Ishii
Area
 • Total4,247.22 km2 (1,639.86 sq mi)
Aurie rank33rd
Population
 (Estimatit as o Februar 1, 2008)
 • Tot1,104,239
 • Rank38t
 • Density260/km2 (700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-16
Destricts2
Municipalities15
FlouerTulip (Tulipa)[1]
TreeTateyama Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica)[1]
BirdPtarmigan[1]
FishJapanese amberjack
Pasiphaea japonica
Firefly squid[1]
Wabsteidpref.toyama.jp

Toyama Prefectur (富山県, Toyama-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Hokuriku region on Honshu island.[2] The caipital is the ceety o Toyama.[3]

Toyama is the leadin industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, an haes the industrial advantage o cheap electricity frae abundant hydroelectric resoorces. It an aa contains East Asie’s anly glaciers ootside Roushie, first recognized in 2012.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "富山県の魅力・観光>シンボル". Toyama Prefectural website (in Japanese). Toyama Prefecture. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Toyama prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 991 at Google Books; "Hokuriku" at p. 344 at Google Books.
  3. Nussbaum, "Toyama" at p. 991 at Google Books.
  4. First glaciers of Japan recognised