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Shimane prefecture

Shimane prefecture (島根県; Shimane-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is Matsue[?].

Shimane prefecture (島根県)
CapitalMatsue[?]
Region:Chugoku
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 18th
6,707.29 km²
2.7%
Population
 - Total (Oct 1, 2000)
 - Density
Ranked 46th
761,503
114/km²
Districts:12
Municipalities:49
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Moutan peony[?]
(Paeonia suffruticosa)
Pref. Tree:Japanese black pine
(Pinus thunbergii)
Pref. Bird:Whooper swan
(Cygnus cygnus)

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History

Geography

Cities

The list is in order of their founding dates

Districts, towns and villages

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

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