Yamaguchi Prefecture facts for kids
|Area (rank)||6,110.94 km² (22nd)|
|- % water||2.6%|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|- Population||1,445,702 (25th)|
|- Density||236.58 /km²|
|- Flower||Bitter summer mandarin blossom (Citrus natsudaidai)|
|- Tree||Red pine tree (Pinus densiflora)|
|- Bird||Hooded Crane Grus monacha|
|- Fish||Tetraodontidae (Takifugu rubripes)|
Symbol of Yamaguchi Prefecture
Yamaguchi is at the southern end of Honshū. The Sea of Japan forms its northern coastline; and the Seto Inland Sea is on its southern coast. Its northeastern border meets Shimane Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.
There are 13 cities in Yamaguchi, including
National Parks are established in about 7% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples
Notable people from Yamaguchi
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