Miyazaki Prefecture facts for kids
|Governor||Shunji Kono (since 20 January 2011)|
|Area (rank)||6,684.67 km² (19th)|
|- % water||0.3%|
|Population (December 1, 2010)|
|- Population||1,128,412 (37th)|
|- Density||168.81 /km²|
|- Flower||Hamayu (Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)|
|- Tree||Phoenix palm (Phoenix canariensis)|
|- Bird||Ijima copper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii ijimae)|
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Miyazaki is famous for various foods such as meat and fruit.
Miyazaki Prefecture is on the eastern coast of the island of Kyūshū. The southeast coastline faces the Pacific Ocean. Ōita Prefecture is north of Miyazaki. Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures are to the west.
National parks are established in about 12% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Miyazaki is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster lives.
Shrines and temples
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