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Kagoshima prefecture

Kagoshima prefecture (鹿児島県; Kagoshima-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Kagoshima.

Kagoshima prefecture (鹿児島県)
CapitalKagoshima
Region:Kyushu
Island:Kyushu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 10th
9,132.42 km²
0.2%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 24th
1,786,214
196/km²
Districts:12
Municipalities:96
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Miyamakirishima
(Rhododendron kiusianum)
Pref. Tree:Camphor[?] tree
(Cinnamomum camphora)
Pref. Bird:Lidth's jay
(Garrulus lidthi)

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History

Geography Kagoshima prefecture is located at the southwest tip of Kyushu. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, Kumamoto prefecture to the north, and Miyazaki prefecture to the east, it has 2,632km of coastline (including the 28 islands).

Economy GPP: 4,834,400m Yen
Agricultural products: Sweet potato, Radish, Satsuma pottery[?], Pongee rice.

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Prefectural symbols

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