|• Governor||Tomikazu Fukuda|
|• Total||6,408.28 km2 (2,474.25 sq mi)|
(January 1, 2003)
|• Density||310/km2 (810/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||JP-09|
|Prefectural flower||Yashio tsutsuji|
|Prefectural tree||Japanese horse chestnut|
|Prefectural bird||Blue-and-white Flycatcher|
|Number of districts||6|
|Number of municipalities||31|
|Website||English web site|
Tochigi Prefecture (栃木県, Tochigi-ken) is a prefecture in the Kantō region on the island of Honshu, Japan. The capital is the city of Utsunomiya.
History[change | change source]
Tochigi was made from the lands of Shimotsuke Province.
There is a World Heritage Site in Nikkō. It is called Nikko Toshogu.
Geography[change | change source]
Tochigi shares borders with Ibaraki Prefecture, Gunma Prefecture, Saitama Prefecture, and Fukushima Prefecture.
National Parks[change | change source]
National Parks are in about 21% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples[change | change source]
Futarasan jinja and Futarayama jinja are the chief Shinto shrines (ichinomiya) in the prefecture. 
Related pages[change | change source]
- Provinces of Japan
- Prefectures of Japan
- List of regions of Japan
- List of islands of Japan
- Tochigi S.C.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). Tochigi prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 967; "Kantō" at p. 479.
- ↑ Nussbaum, at p. 1019.
- ↑ 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. 2 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2012-3-14.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Tochigi prefecture at Wikimedia Commons