|Area (rank)||4,725.67 km² (30th)|
|- % water||0.04%|
|Population (April 1, 2012)|
|- Population||989,983 (39th)|
|- Density||209.49 /km²|
|- Flower||Ume blossom (Prunus mume)|
|- Tree||Ubame oak (Quercus phillyraeoides)|
|- Bird||Japanese white-eye (Zosterops japonica)|
Symbol of Wakayama Prefecture
|Template ■ Discussion|
Wakayama's southwestern coastline faces the Seto Inland Sea and its southeastern coastline is on the Pacific Ocean. The northern borders of the prefecture meet Osaka Prefecture, Nara Prefecture, and Mie Prefecture.
There are nine cities in Wakayama Prefecture:
Towns and villages [change]
These are the towns and villages in each district:
National Parks [change]
National Parks are established in about 9% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples [change]
Related pages [change]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Wakayama prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 1026; "Kansai" at p. 477.
- Nussbaum, "Wakayama" at p. 1025.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- 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 2012-3-13.
Other websites [change]