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Oita prefecture

Ōita prefecture (大分県; Ōita-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Oita.

Oita prefecture (大分県)
CapitalOita
Region:Kyushu
Island:Kyushu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 24th
5,804.24 km²
0.7%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 34th
1,221,128
210/km²
Districts:12
Municipalities:58
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Bungoume blossom
(Prunus mume var. bungo)
Pref. Tree:Bungoume tree
(Prunus mume var. bungo)
Pref. Bird:Japanese white-eye
(Zosterops japonica)

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History After the Meiji Restoration, Bungo[?] and southern Buzen[?] provinces were combined to form Oita prefecture.

Geography Oita prefecture is located on the north-eastern coast of the island of Kyushu. Surrounded by the Suo Channel[?] between Honshu island to the north, the Iyo Channel[?] between Shikoku island to the east, it is bordered by Miyazaki prefecture to the south, and Fukuoka and Kumamoto prefectures to the west.

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