Tottori Prefecture facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsTottori Prefecture
|Area (rank)||3,507.19 km² (41st)|
|- % water||0.7%|
|Population (April 1, 2011)|
|- Population||584,982 (47th)|
|- Density||166.89 /km²|
|- Flower||Nijisseiki nashi pear blossom (Pyrus pyrifolia)|
|- Tree||Daisenkyaraboku (Taxus cuspidata)|
|- Bird||Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata)|
Symbol of Tottori Prefecture
Tottori Prefecture (鳥取県code: ja is deprecated , Tottori-ken) is a Japanese prefecture in the Chūgoku region of the island of Honshu. The capital is the city of Tottori. It is the least populous prefecture in Japan.
The northern coastline of Tottori faces the Sea of Japan. Its eastern border meets Hyōgo Prefecture. The southern border meets Okayama Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture. The western border meets Shimane Prefecture.
Four cities are located in Tottori Prefecture:
National Parks are established in about 14% of the total land area of the prefecture.
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