Ehime Prefecture facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsEhime Prefecture
|Governor||Tokihiro Nakamura (since December 2010)|
|Area (rank)||5,676.44 km² (26th)|
|- % water||%|
|Population (November 1, 2010)|
|- Population||1,430,086 (27th)|
|- Density||251.93 /km²|
|- Flower||Satsuma mandarin (Citrus unshiu)|
|- Tree||Pine (Pinus)|
|- Bird||Japanese robin (Erithacus akahige)|
|- Fish||Red sea bream (Pagrus major)|
Symbol of Ehime Prefecture
Drought is common in Ehime history.
Ehime faces the Seto Inland Sea in the southwestern part of Shikoku. The prefecture is bordered by Kagawa Prefecture and Tokushima Prefecture in the east. Kōchi is to the south. The prefecture has a long coastline and it includes many islands.
The Yanase Dam was built in 1953.
National Parks are established in about 7% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples
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