|Area (rank)||6,110.94 km² (22nd)|
|- % water||2.6%|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|- Population||1,445,702 (25th)|
|- Density||236.58 /km²|
|- Flower||Bitter summer mandarin blossom (Citrus natsudaidai)|
|- Tree||Red pine tree (Pinus densiflora)|
|- Bird||Hooded Crane Grus monacha|
|- Fish||Tetraodontidae (Takifugu rubripes)|
Symbol of Yamaguchi Prefecture
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History[change | change source]
Geography[change | change source]
Yamaguchi is at the southern end of Honshū. The Sea of Japan forms its northern coastline; and the Seto Inland Sea is on its southern coast. Its northeastern border meets Shimane Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.
Cities[change | change source]
There are 13 cities in Yamaguchi, including
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]
Notable people from Yamaguchi[change | change source]
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Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Yamaguchi-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 1039-1040; "Chūgoku" at p. 127.
- Nussbaum, "Yamaguchi" at p. 1039.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-8-26.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3 Archived 2013-05-17 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-8-26.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Yamaguchi prefecture at Wikimedia Commons