|• Governor||Tokihiro Nakamura (since December 2010)|
|• Total||5,676.44 km2 (2,191.69 sq mi)|
(November 1, 2010)
|• Density||250/km2 (650/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||JP-38|
|Prefectural flower||Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu)|
|Prefectural tree||Pine (Pinus)|
|Prefectural bird||Japanese robin (Erithacus akahige)|
|Prefectural bird||Red sea bream (Pagrus major)|
|Number of districts||7|
|Number of municipalities||20|
History[change | change source]
Geography[change | change source]
Ehime faces the Seto Inland Sea in the southwestern part of Shikoku. The prefecture is bordered by Kagawa Prefecture and Tokushima Prefecture in the east. Kōchi is to the south. The prefecture has a long coastline and it includes many islands.
The Yanase Dam was built in 1953.
Cities[change | change source]
National Parks[change | change source]
National Parks are established in about 7% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Ehime F.C.
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Ehime" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 170; Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO), Ehime Prefecture, Regional Information[permanent dead link]; retrieved 2012-4-6.
- Nussbaum, "Matsuyama" at p. 621.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- 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 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-2-9.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Ehime prefecture at Wikimedia Commons