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Hyogo prefecture

Hyōgo prefecture (兵庫県; Hyōgo-ken) is located in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is Kobe.

Hyogo prefecture (兵庫県)
CapitalKobe
Region:Kinki
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 12th
8,392.42 km²
0.6%
Population
 - Total (Apr 1, 2002)
 - Density
Ranked 8th
5,563,231
663/km²
Districts:19
Municipalities:88
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Nojigiku
(Chrysanthemum japonense)
Pref. Tree:Camphor[?] tree
(Cinnamomum camphora)
Pref. Bird:White stork
(Ciconia ciconia)

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