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The Chugoku region (中国地方; Chugoku-chiho) is located in the west of Honshu island, the largest island of Japan.

It consists of following prefectures: Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Shimane, Tottori. Okayama is sometimes included or excluded for some reason.

In Japanese, the word "Chugoku" is is also used to mean "China", which sometimes leads to confusion.



See also: Geography of Japan, List of regions in Japan, Kyushu region, Kinki region



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