|Area (rank)||4,144.95 km² (36th)|
|- % water||1.5%|
|Population (October 1, 2001)|
|- Population||824,108 (44th)|
|- Density||199 /km²|
|- Flower||Sudachi (Citrus sudachi)|
|- Tree||Yamamomo (Myrica rubra)|
|- Bird||White heron|
Symbol of Tokushima Prefecture
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History[change | edit source]
Timeline[change | edit source]
- 4th century BC – Rice farming of the Yayoi period in Awa
- 3rd century AD – Burial mounds of the Kofun period in Awa
- 8th century – Wooden tablets (mokkan) used for record-keeping in Awa
- 1586 (Tenshō 14): Tokushima castle.
- 1625 (Kan'ei 2): Indigo monopoly established
- 1945 (Shōwa 20): Tokushima City bombed by Allied planes
Geography[change | edit source]
Tokushima is in the northeastern part of Shikoku. The prefecture faces the Seto Inland Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Kagawa Prefecture is to the northeast. Ehime Prefecture is to the west. Kōchi Prefecture is to the southeast.
Tokushima and Kagawa have disagreed about sharing water for a since the 1850s. The Yanase Dam was built in 1953.
Cities[change | edit source]
Towns and villages[change | edit source]
Towns and villages in each district:
National Parks[change | edit source]
National Parks are established in about 9% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples[change | edit source]
Related pages[change | edit source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Tokushima Vortis
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tokushima prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 980; Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO), Tokushima Prefecture, Regional Information; retrieved 2012-4-6.
- Nussbaum, "Tokushima" at p. 980.
- Nussbaum, "Awa no Kuni" at p. 62; "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Tokushima Prefectural Museum, Permanent exhibitions; retrieved 2011-11-22.
- Japan Cultural Profile, Tokushima Castle Museum; retrieved 201122-22.
- Berga, L. (2006). Dams and Reservoirs, Societies and Environment in the 21st Century, Vol. 1, p. 41.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-13.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-2-9.
Other websites[change | edit source]