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Yamaguchi prefecture


Yamaguchi prefectural symbol
Capital:Yamaguchi[?]
Region:Chugoku
Island:Honshu
Population:1,516,693
(Jan. 1, 2003)
Area:6,110.45 km2
Districts:11
Municipalities:56

Yamaguchi prefecture (山口県; Yamaguchi-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Yamaguchi[?] located in the center of the prefecture. The largest city, by contrast, is Shimonoseki[?].

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Geography

Cities

The list is in order of their founding date.

Districts, towns and villages

The list is in order of their founding date.

External links Official Yamaguchi prefecture homepage (http://www.pref.yamaguchi.jp/gyosei/kenjoho/english.htm)



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