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Ehime prefecture

Ehime prefecture (愛媛県; Ehime-ken) is a prefecture in northwestern Shikoku, Japan. The capital is Matsuyama[?].

Ehime prefecture (愛媛県)
CapitalMatsuyama[?]
Region:Shikoku
Island:Shikoku
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 26th
5,676.44 km²
?%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 27th
1,493,126
263/km²
Districts:10
Municipalities:70
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Satsuma mandarin
(Citrus unshiu)
Pref. Tree:Pine tree
(Pinus)
Pref. Bird:Japanese robin
(Erithacus akahige)

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History

Geography Located in the northwestern part of Shikoku, Ehime is facing the Seto inland sea[?] to the north and is bordered by Kagawa and Tokushima in the east and Kochi in the south.

Cities

Districts, towns and villages

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics The meaning of Ehime is "beautiful maiden".

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