|Area (rank)||6,095.58 km² (23rd)|
|- % water||4.8%|
|Population (September 1, 2010)|
|- Population||2,964,141 (11th)|
|- Density||486.28 /km²|
|- Flower||Rose (Rosa)|
|- Tree||Ume tree (Prunus mume)|
|- Bird||Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)|
|[[Image:|130px|Symbol of Ibaraki Prefecture]]
Symbol of Ibaraki Prefecture
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History[change | edit source]
Geography[change | edit source]
Ibaraki Prefecture is the northeastern part of Kantō. It is between Tochigi Prefecture and the Pacific Ocean. Fukushima Prefecture is its neighbor to the north and Chiba Prefecture is to the south. Saitama Prefecture is to the southwest. There are many mountains in the northern part of the prefecture. The rest of the prefecture is a flat plain with many lakes.
Cities[change | edit source]
There are thirty-two cities in Ibaraki Prefecture:
Towns and villages[change | edit source]
Towns and villages in each district:
National Parks[change | edit source]
National Parks are established in about 15% 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
- Kashima Antlers
- Mito Hollyhock
References[change | edit source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ibaraki-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 367; "Kantō" at p. 479.
- Nussbaum, "Mito" at p. 642.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-14.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-3-14.