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Shiga prefecture

Shiga prefecture (滋賀県; Shiga-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Otsu[?]

Shiga prefecture (滋賀県)
CapitalOtsu[?]
Region:Kinki
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 38th
4,017.36 km²
14.0%
Population
 - Total (Apr 12000)
 - Density
Ranked 31st
1,337,770
332/km²
Districts:11
Municipalities:50
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Rhododendron
(Rhododendron metternichii var. hondoense)
Pref. Tree:Japanese maple
(Acer palmatum)
Pref. Bird:Little grebe
(Tachybaptus ruficollis)

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