|• Governor||Keizo Hamada|
|• Total||1,861.70 km2 (718.81 sq mi)|
(December 1, 2010)
|• Density||530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||JP-37|
|Prefectural flower||Olive (Olea europaea)|
|Prefectural tree||Olive (Olea europaea)|
|Prefectural bird||Oriental cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)|
|Number of districts||5|
|Number of municipalities||17|
History[change | change source]
Geography[change | change source]
Kagawa is in the northeast part of Shikoku. The prefecture borders Ehime Prefecture in the southwest. Tokushima Prefecture is in the south. Kagawa has a coastline with many small islands on the Seto Inland Sea across from Okayama Prefecture.
The prefecture built 17 dams between 1947 and 1974.
Cities[change | change source]
Towns[change | change source]
Towns and villages in each district:
National Parks[change | change source]
National Parks are established in about 11% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples[change | change source]
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2002). "Kagawa prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 446; Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO), Kagawa Prefecture, Regional Information Archived 2013-01-27 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-4-6.
- Nussbaum, "Takamatsu" at p. 934.
- 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 Kagawa prefecture at Wikimedia Commons
- http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/foreigner.shtml Archived 2007-04-30 at the Wayback Machine; http://www.pref.kagawa.jp/ Archived 2008-01-04 at the Wayback Machine