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Akita prefecture

Akita prefecture (秋田県; Akita-ken) is located in the Tohoku region of northern Japan. The capital is Akita.

Akita prefecture (秋田県)
CapitalAkita
Region:Tohoku
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 6th
11,612.11 km²
0.7%
Population
 - Total (Jan 1, 2003)
 - Density
Ranked 35th
1,174,905
101/km²
Districts:9
Municipalities:69
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Butterbur[?] blossom
(Petasites japonicus)
Pref. Tree:Akita-sugi
(Cryptomeria japonica)
Pref. Bird:Copper pheasant
(Phasianus soemmerringii)

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History

Geography Located in the north of Honshu island, Akita prefecture faces the Sea of Japan in the west and is bordered by Aomori in the north, Iwate in the east, Miyagi in the south east, and Yamagata in the south.

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