Wakayama Prefectur

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Wakayama Prefecture

和歌山県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese和歌山県
 • RōmajiWakayama-ken
Offeecial logo o Wakayama Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Wakayama Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionKansai
IslandHonshū
CaipitalWakayama
Govrenment
 • GovrenorYoshinobu Nisaka
Area
 • Total4,725.67 km2 (1,824.59 sq mi)
Aurie rank30th
Population
 (Aprile 1, 2012)
 • Tot989,983
 • Rank39t
 • Density209.49/km2 (542.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-30
Destricts6
Municipalities30
FlouerUme blossom (Prunus mume)
TreeUbame aik (Quercus phillyraeoides)
BirdJapanese white-eye (Zosterops japonica)
Wabsteidwww.wakayama.lg.jp/
english/

Wakayama Prefectur (和歌山県, Wakayama-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Wakayama.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Wakayama prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1026 at Google Books; "Kansai" in p. 477 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Wakayama" in p. 1025 at Google Books.