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Fuji River (Fujikawa or Fujigawa)
富士川
River
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Mt. Fuji and a bridge over the Fuji River
Country Japan
Region Chūbu
Length 128 km (80 mi)
Basin 3,990 km² (1,541 sq mi)

The Fuji River (富士川 Fujikawa or Fujigawa) flows from Yamanashi Prefecture to Shizuoka Prefecture in Japan. It is 128 km long and has a drainage area of 3990 km². With the Mogami River and the Kuma River, it is regarded as one of the three most rapid flows of Japan. This river is not well known by people over the world. It is near Mt. Fuji.

In 1927, the Fuji River was recognized as one of the 100 Landscapes of Japan which best showed Japan and its culture in the Shōwa period.


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