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Miyazaki prefecture

Miyazaki prefecture (宮崎県; Miyazaki-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Miyazaki.

Miyazaki prefecture (宮崎県)
CapitalMiyazaki
Region:Kyushu
Island:Kyushu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 19th
6,684.67 km²
0.3%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 37th
1,170,023
175/km²
Districts:8
Municipalities:44
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Hamayu
(Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)
Pref. Tree:Phoenix palm
(Phoenix canariensis)
Pref. Bird:Ijima copper pheasant
(Phasianus soemmerringii ijimae)

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History Historically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyuga[?] province was renamed Miyazaki prefecture. See abolition of the han system article for detailed discussion.

Geography Miyazaki prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Oita prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures to the west.

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