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Geography[change | change source]
Kanagawa is in the southeastern corner of the Kantō Plain. The prefecture is between Tokyo on the north, the foothills of Mount Fuji on the northwest, and the Sagami Bay and Tokyo Bay on the south and east. The western border is shared with Yamanashi Prefecture and Shizuoka Prefecture.
Cities[change | change source]
There are nineteen cities in Kanagawa Prefecture:
Towns and villages[change | change source]
National Parks[change | change source]
National Parks are established in about 23% 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
- Kawasaki Frontale
- Shonan Bellmare
- Yokohama F.C.
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kanagawa" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 466; "Kantō" at p. 479.
- Nussbaum, "Yokohama" at pp. 1054-1055.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Hammer, Joshua. (2006). Yokohama Burning: the Deadly 1923 Earthquake and Fire that Helped Forge the Path to World War II, p. 278.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-13.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 2; retrieved 2012-3-14.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Kanagawa prefecture at Wikimedia Commons