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Hiroshima prefecture

Hiroshima prefecture (広島県; Hiroshima-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Hiroshima.

Hiroshima prefecture (広島県)
CapitalHiroshima
Region:Chugoku
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 11th
8,476.95 km²
0.3%
Population
 - Total (Oct. 12000)
 - Density
Ranked 12th
2,878,915
340/km²
Districts:15
Municipalities:86
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Japanese maple
(Acer palmatum)
Pref. Tree:Japanese maple
(Acer palmatum)
Pref. Bird:Red-throated diver
(Gavia stellata)

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