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Encyclopedia > Chiba Prefecture
Chiba Prefecture (千葉県 Chiba-ken)
Map of Japan with Chiba highlighted
Capital Chiba (city)
Region Kanto
Island Honshu
Governor Akiko Domoto
Area 5,156.15 km² (27th)
 - % water 0.8%
Population (2000)
 - Population 6,006,185 (6th)
 - Density 1,165 /km²
Districts 6
Municipalities 57
ISO 3166-2 JP-12
Web site http://www.pref.chiba.jp/
english/index.html
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Rape blossom (Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis)
 - Tree Kusamaki (Podocarpus macrophyllus)
 - Bird Hoojiro (Meadow Bunting, Emberiza cioides)
Symbol of Chiba Prefecture
Symbol of Chiba Prefecture

Chiba Prefecture (千葉県 Chiba-ken?) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. Its capital is Chiba City. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1397x1593, 79 KB) Summary Large size map of Japan with Chiba highlighted, self made but originally based on a japanese mapbook. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts: for example, maps and geography textbooks divide Japan into the eight regions, weather reports usually give the weather by region, and many businesses and institutions... Kanto region, Japan The Kanto region (関東地方 Kantō-chihō) is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island in Japan. ... todo mal de [ [ Shikoku ] ] a través del [ [ mar interior ] ], y noreste de [ [ Kyushu ] ] a través del [ [ estrecho de Kanmon ] ]. Es la séptima isla más grande, y la segunda isla populosa en el mundo después de [ [ Java (isla)|Java ] ] (véase [ [ lista de las islas de la población ] ]). < style=float del div... Notes: 1 km² References National Governers Association (Japanese) See also Politics of Japan Prefectures of Japan List of Japanese prefectures by population ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan Categories: Japanese prefectures ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... This article is about the Japanese municipality system. ... ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan cover 47 prefectures. ... Binomial name Brassica napus Rapeseed (also known as Rape, Oilseed Rape, Rapa, Rapaseed and for some cultivars Canola) known scientifically as Brassica napus, is a bright yellow flowering member of the brassicaceae (also known as the mustard family). ... Binomial nomenclature Podocarpus macrophyllus Kusamaki (Podocarpus macrophyllus) is a conifer in the genus Podocarpus, family Podocarpaceae. ... species 105 species (Farjon 1998); see list Podocarpus is a genus of conifers, the most numerous and widely distributed of the podocarp family Podocarpaceae. ... Genera Melophus Latoucheornis Emberiza Plectrophenax Buntings are a group of mainly European passerine birds of the family Emberizidae. ... Chiba prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... The Greater Tokyo Area (東京都市圏 Tōkyō-toshiken), also the Tokyo-Yokohama area, is a large metropolitan area in Japan consisting of the metropolis of Tokyo and the prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa and Saitama. ... todo mal de [ [ Shikoku ] ] a través del [ [ mar interior ] ], y noreste de [ [ Kyushu ] ] a través del [ [ estrecho de Kanmon ] ]. Es la séptima isla más grande, y la segunda isla populosa en el mundo después de [ [ Java (isla)|Java ] ] (véase [ [ lista de las islas de la población ] ]). < style=float del div... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ...

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History

Chiba Prefecture was established on June 15, 1873 with the merger of Kisarazu Prefecture and Inba Prefecture. Historically, the prefecture constituted three provinces of Awa, Kazusa, and Shimousa. June 15 is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (167th in leap years), with 199 days remaining. ... 1873 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calaber). ... Before the modern prefecture system was established, the land of Japan was divided into tens of kuni (国, countries), usually known in English as provinces. ... Hiroshige ukiyo-e showing harbor in Awa Awa (安房国; -no kuni) was an old province of Japan which is today a part of Chiba Prefecture. ... The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ... Categories: Japan geography stubs | Chiba Prefecture | Old provinces of Japan ...


Geography

Chiba borders Ibaraki Prefecture to the north at the Tone River, Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture to the west at the Edo River, the Pacific Ocean to the east and Tokyo Bay around its southern boundary. Most of Chiba lies on the hilly Boso Peninsula, a rice farming region: the east coast, known as the Ninety-Nine League Plain, is an especially productive area. The most populous zone, in the northwest of the prefecture, is part of the Kanto plain that extends into the urban agglomeration of Tokyo and Saitama. Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県; Ibaraki-ken) is located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県; Saitama-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tokyo Bay from space, October 1993 Map of Tokyo Bay, 1917 Tokyo Bay (東京湾; Tōkyō-wan) is a bay in the southern Kanto region of Japan, surrounded by the Boso Peninsula (Chiba Prefecture) and the Miura Peninsula (Kanagawa Prefecture). ... Location Landsat image with high-resolution data from Space Shuttle. ... Species Oryza glaberrima Oryza sativa Rice refers to two species (Oryza sativa and Oryza glaberrima) of grass, native to tropical and subtropical southeastern Asia and to Africa, which together provide more than one fifth of the calories consumed by humans[1]. Rice is an annual plant, growing to 1-1. ... This article or section should be merged with Kanto region The Kanto plain is the relatively flat region of Japan where Tokyo is located. ...


Cities

36 cities are located on Chiba Prefecture.

Abiko (我孫子市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Asahi (Japanese: 旭市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Mihama-ku (美浜区) is home to mostly residential neighborhoods. ... Chōshi (銚子市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Funabashi (船橋市 -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Futtsu (富津市 Futtsu-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Ichihara (市原市 Ichihara-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Ichikawa (市川市 Ichikawa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Inzai (Japanese: 印西市; -shi) is a city located in the north-west of Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Kamagaya (Japanese: 鎌ヶ谷市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kamogawa (Japanese: 鴨川市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kashiwa (柏市 Kashiwa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katsuura (勝浦市 Katsuura-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kimitsu (君津市 Kimitsu-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kisarazu (木更津市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Matsudo (松戸市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Minamiboso (南房総市; Minamibōsō-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Mobara (Japanese: 茂原市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba prefecture, Japan. ... Nagareyama (Japanese: 流山市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Narashino (習志野市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... The street of Narita-san temple Narita ) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Noda (Japanese: 野田市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sakura (Japanese: 佐倉市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sanmu (山武市; -shi) is a city located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shiroi (白井市 Shiroi-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sodegaura (Japanese: 袖ヶ浦市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sosa (Japanese: 匝瑳市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Tateyama (Japanese: 館山市; -shi) is a city located at the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula in Chiba, Japan. ... Tomisato (Japanese: 富里市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Tōgane (東金市 Tōgane-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Urayasu (Japanese: 浦安市; -shi) is a city located in western Chiba, Japan, on the border with Tokyo. ... Yachimata (八街市 Yachimata-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yachiyo (八千代市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yotsukaidō (四街道市 Yotsukaidō-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ...

Towns and villages

These are the towns and villages in each district. The district (郡; gun) was most recently used as an administrative unit in Japan between 1878 and 1921 and is roughly equivalent to the county of the United States. ...

Awa (安房郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kyonan (鋸南町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Chōsei (長生郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chōnan (長南町; -machi) is a town located in Chōsei District, Chiba, Japan. ... Chōsei (長生村; -mura) is a village located in Chōsei District, Chiba, Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Chiba Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Mutsuzawa (睦沢町; -machi) is a town located in Chōsei District, Chiba, Japan. ... Nagara (長柄町; -machi) is a town located in Chōsei District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shirako (白子町; -machi) is a town located in Chōsei District, Chiba, Japan. ... Inba (印旛郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Inba (印旛村; -mura) is a village located in Inba District, Chiba, Japan. ... Motono (本埜村; -mura) is a village located in Inba District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sakae (栄町; -machi) is a town located in Inba District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shisui (酒々井町; -machi) is a town located in Inba District, Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Onjuku (御宿町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Ōtaki (大多喜町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kōzaki (神崎町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Tako (多古町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Tōnoshō (東庄町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sanbu (山武郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kujūkuri (九十九里町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Ōamishirasato (大網白里町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shibayama (芝山町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Yokoshibahikari (横芝光町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ...

Mergers

(as of March 27, 2006)

  • On June 6, 2003, the town of Sekiyado from Higashikatsushika District merged into the city of Noda. (Merger information page)
  • On March 28, 2005, the town of Shonan from Higashikatsushika District merged into the city of Kashiwa. Higashikatsushika District was dissolved as a result of this merger. (Merger information page)

June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Higashikatsushika (東葛飾郡; -gun) was a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Noda (Japanese: 野田市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kamogawa (Japanese: 鴨川市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Amatsukominato (天津小湊町; -machi) was a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Awa (安房郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kamogawa (Japanese: 鴨川市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... March 28 is the 87th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (88th in Leap years). ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shōnan (沼南町; -machi) is a town located in Higashikatsushika District, Chiba, Japan. ... Higashikatsushika (東葛飾郡; -gun) was a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kashiwa (柏市 Kashiwa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Higashikatsushika (東葛飾郡; -gun) was a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hikata (干潟町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Iioka (飯岡町; -machi) is a town located in Kaijō District, Chiba, Japan. ... Unakami (海上町; -machi) is a town located in Kaijō District, Chiba, Japan. ... Kaijō (海上郡; -gun) was a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Asahi (Japanese: 旭市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Asahi (Japanese: 旭市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kaijō (海上郡; -gun) was a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... December 5 is the 339th day (340th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Template:Diffgggtgerent calendars 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Isumi (夷隅町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Chiba Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Ōhara (大原町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yōkaichiba (八日市場市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Nosaka (野栄町; -machi) is a town located in Sousa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sousa (匝瑳郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sosa (Japanese: 匝瑳市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tomiura (富浦町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Tomiyama (富山町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三芳村; -mura) is a village located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shirahama (白浜町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Chikura (千倉町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Maruyama (丸山町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Wada (和田町; -machi) is a town located in Awa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Awa (安房郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Minamiboso (南房総市; Minamibōsō-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sawara (Japanese: 佐原市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Omigawa (小見川町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Chiba Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Kurimoto (栗源町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shimofusa (下総町; -machi) is a town located in Katori District, Chiba, Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Chiba Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Katori (香取郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... The street of Narita-san temple Narita ) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hikari (光町; -machi) is a town located in Sousa District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sousa (匝瑳郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yokoshiba (横芝町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sanbu (山武郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yokoshibahikari (横芝光町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sanbu (山武郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sousa (匝瑳郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (87th in Leap years). ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sanbu (山武町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Narutō (成東町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Hasunuma (蓮沼村; -mura) is a village located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Matsuo (松尾町; -machi) is a town located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Sanbu (山武郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sanmu (山武市; -shi) is a city located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ...

Economy

Chiba is one of Japan's largest industrial areas, thanks to its long coastline on Tokyo Bay. After Chiba was chosen as the site for a major Kawasaki Steel factory in 1950, the prefectural government embarked on a large-scale land reclamation program that dredged up large plots of waterfront property for factories, warehouses, and docks. Chemical production, petrochemical refining, and machine production are the three main industries in Chiba today: together, they account for forty-five percent of the prefecture's exports. In recent years, the government has funded more than eighty industrial parks to bring development further inland as well.


The prefecture also boasts Japan's second-highest agricultural output: among all the prefectures, only Hokkaido produces more agricultural products, and Chiba leads Hokkaido in vegetable production. Chiba's fisheries are also productive, catching many of Japan's flatfish, halibut, and lobster. Seaweed is harvested in large quantities from Tokyo Bay. For the dog breed, see Hokkaido (dog). ... Families Suborder Psettodoidei     Psettodoidae Suborder Pleuronectoidei     Citharidae     Scophthalmidae     Bothidae(lefteye flounders)     Pleuronectidae(righteye flounders)     Paralichthyidae     Achiropsettidae(southern flounders)     Samaridae Suborder Soleoidei     Soleidae(soles)     Achiridae(American soles)     Cynoglossidae(tonguefishes) The flatfish are an order (Pleuronectiformes) of ray-finned fish, also called the Heterosomata, sometimes classified as a suborder of Perciformes. ... A large halibut with a fisher to its right A halibut is a type of flatfish from the family of the righteye flounders (Pleuronectidae). ... Subfamilies and Genera Neophoberinae Acanthacaris Thymopinae Nephropsis Nephropides Thymops Thymopsis Nephropinae Homarus Nephrops Homarinus Metanephrops Eunephrops Thymopides Clawed lobsters comprise a family (Nephropidae, sometimes also Homaridae) of large marine crustaceans. ... Seaweed-covered rocks in the UK Biologists, specifically Phycologists, consider seaweed to refer any of a large number of marine benthic algae that are multicellular, macrothallic, and thus differentiated from most algae that tend to be microscopic in size [1]. Seaweeds are usually types of brown or red algae that...


Demographics

Chiba's population is one of the wealthiest in Japan due to the prefecture's strong commercial and industrial sectors. Per capita GDP is ¥3.1 million (US$28,600), the fifth-highest in the country. 70% of the population is employed in the service sector, with 25% in industry and 5% in agriculture.


Culture

Tourism

Most Tokyo-bound visitors land in Narita International Airport, which is situated in Narita in the north of the prefecture, and connected to Tokyo by the JR Narita Express and the private Keisei Electric Railway. Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Narita International Airport (Japanese: 成田国際空港 Narita Kokusai KÅ«kō) (IATA: NRT, ICAO: RJAA) is an international airport located in Narita, Chiba, Japan, in the eastern portion of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Narita (Japanese: 成田市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... The Narita Express (成田エクスプレス) is a Limited Express train (tokkyu--特急) serving Narita Airport from various Tokyo Metropolitan Area stations. ... The Keisei Electric Railway (京成電鉄 Keisei Dentetsu, Keisei Dentetu) is a major private railway in Chiba and Tokyo, Japan. ...


The Tokyo Disney Resort is located in Urayasu near the western border of the prefecture. Tokyo Disney Resort logo Resort Map The Tokyo Disney Resort is a theme park and vacation resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just east of Tokyo. ... Urayasu (Japanese: 浦安市; -shi) is a city located in western Chiba, Japan, on the border with Tokyo. ...


Chiba is linked to Tokyo by several railway lines: the main trunk lines are the Keiyo Line and Sobu Line. The Musashino Line connects Chiba to Saitama and northern Tokyo. Southern Chiba is connected to Kanagawa Prefecture by the Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line bridge-tunnel. Keiyo Line The Keiyō Line ) is a railroad that connects Tokyo Station in Tokyo, Japan and Soga Station in the city of Chiba, in Chiba Prefecture. ... Sōbu Main Line (総武本線 Sōbu-honsen) is a railway line between Tokyo and the east coast of Chiba Prefecture, Japan, operated by the East Japan Railway Company. ... The Musashino Line (武蔵野線) is a railway line of the East Japan Railway Company (JR East). ... Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県; Kanagawa-ken) is a geographic and political area located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line (bridge) The Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line (東京湾アクアライン) is a bridge-tunnel across Tokyo Bay in Japan. ...


Prefectural symbols

Chiba's Meibutsu (名物 lit: famous thing) is peanuts. Most of Japan's peanuts are harvested here and are also processed into peanut oils. Binomial name Arachis hypogaea L. The peanut or groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) is a species in the pea family Fabaceae native to South America. ...


Chiba-Ken is also the name of a Heavy Rock band local to NYC.


It should also be noted that many popular rock bands(from X-Japan to Nicotine) orgins reign from the Chiba area. X Japan ), or X ) which was their initial name, was a Japanese Visual kei band, the brainchild of Yoshiki (Yoshiki Hayashi). ... Nicotine is an organic compound, a pyrrolidine-like alkaloid found naturally in the nightshade family of plants, such as tobacco and tomatoes. ...


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Coordinates: 35°39′N 140°6′E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... The Wikimedia Commons (also called Commons or Wikicommons) is a repository of free content images, sound and other multimedia files. ... Image File history File links Chiba_Prefecture_shadow_picture. ... Chiba prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... Abiko (我孫子市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Asahi (Japanese: 旭市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Chōshi (銚子市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Funabashi (船橋市 -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Futtsu (富津市 Futtsu-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Ichihara (市原市 Ichihara-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Ichikawa (市川市 Ichikawa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Inzai (Japanese: 印西市; -shi) is a city located in the north-west of Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅町; -machi) is a town located in Isumi District, Chiba, Japan. ... Kamagaya (Japanese: 鎌ヶ谷市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kamogawa (Japanese: 鴨川市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kashiwa (柏市 Kashiwa-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katsuura (勝浦市 Katsuura-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kimitsu (君津市 Kimitsu-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Kisarazu (木更津市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Matsudo (松戸市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Minamiboso (南房総市; Minamibōsō-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Mobara (Japanese: 茂原市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba prefecture, Japan. ... Nagareyama (Japanese: 流山市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Narashino (習志野市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... The street of Narita-san temple Narita ) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Noda (Japanese: 野田市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sakura (Japanese: 佐倉市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sanmu (山武市; -shi) is a city located in Sanbu District, Chiba, Japan. ... Shiroi (白井市 Shiroi-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sodegaura (Japanese: 袖ヶ浦市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sosa (Japanese: 匝瑳市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Tateyama (Japanese: 館山市; -shi) is a city located at the southern tip of the Boso Peninsula in Chiba, Japan. ... Tomisato (Japanese: 富里市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Tōgane (東金市 Tōgane-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Urayasu (Japanese: 浦安市; -shi) is a city located in western Chiba, Japan, on the border with Tokyo. ... Yachimata (八街市 Yachimata-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yachiyo (八千代市; -shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Yotsukaidō (四街道市 Yotsukaidō-shi) is a city located in Chiba, Japan. ... Awa (安房郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chōsei (長生郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Inba (印旛郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Isumi (夷隅郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Katori (香取郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Sanbu (山武郡; -gun) is a district located in Chiba, Japan. ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... The prefectures of Japan are the countrys 47 sub-national jurisdictions: one metropolis (都 to), Tokyo; one circuit (道 dō), Hokkaidō; two urban prefectures (府 fu), Osaka and Kyoto; and 43 other prefectures (県 ken). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan. ... Aichi Prefecture ) is located in the ChÅ«bu region of Japan. ... Samurai house in Kakunodate Tazawako (Lake Tazawa) Akita Prefecture (秋田県; Akita-ken) is located in the Tōhoku Region of northern Japan. ... Aomori Prefecture (青森県 Aomoriken or frequently Aomori-ken) is located in the Tōhoku Region of Japan. ... Ehime agency Ehime Prefecture (愛媛県; Ehime-ken) is a prefecture in northwestern Shikoku, Japan. ... Fukui Prefecture (福井県 Fukui-ken) is located in the ChÅ«bu region on HonshÅ« island, Japan. ... Fukuoka Prefecture ) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Fukushima Prefecture (福島県 Fukushima-ken) is located in the Tohoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Gifu Prefecture (岐阜県 Gifu-ken), is located in the Chubu region of central Japan. ... Gunma Prefecture (or Gumma) (群馬県; Gunma-ken) is located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Hiroshima Prefecture (広島県 Hiroshima-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... For the dog breed, see Hokkaido (dog). ... Hyōgo Prefecture (兵庫県 Hyōgo-ken) is located in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Ibaraki Prefecture (茨城県; Ibaraki-ken) is located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県 Ishikawa-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Iwate Prefecture (岩手県; Iwate-ken) is located in the Tohoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Kagawa Prefecture (香川県; Kagawa-ken) is located on Shikoku island, Japan. ... Kagoshima Prefecture (鹿児島県 Kagoshima-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. ... Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県; Kanagawa-ken) is a geographic and political area located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Kōchi Prefecture (高知県 Kōchi-ken) is located on the south coast of Shikoku, Japan. ... Kumamoto Prefecture (熊本県; Kumamoto-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Kyōto Prefecture (京都府; Kyōto-fu) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Mie Prefecture (三重県; Mie-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Miyagi Prefecture (宮城県; Miyagi-ken) is located in the Tōhoku Region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Miyazaki Prefecture (Japanese: 宮崎県; Miyazaki-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Nagano Prefecture (長野県; Nagano-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... Oranda-zaka (Dutch Slope) in Nagasaki Castle in Shimabara The island of Hirado boasts a fine castle Nagasaki Prefecture (長崎県; Nagasaki-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. ... Nara Prefecture (奈良県; Nara-ken) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu Island, Japan. ... Niigata Prefecture ) is located on Honshu island on the coast of the Sea of Japan. ... ÅŒita Prefecture (大分県; ÅŒita-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Okayama Prefecture (岡山県; Okayama-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Okinawa Prefecture , Okinawan: Uchinā) is Japans southernmost prefecture, and consists of hundreds of islands known as the RyÅ«kyÅ« Islands or RyÅ«kyÅ«s, in an island chain over 1,000 km long, which extends southwest from KyÅ«shÅ« (the southwesternmost of Japans main four islands) to Taiwan... Osaka Prefecture (大阪府 ÅŒsaka-fu) is part of the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... A reconstruction of a Yayoi period building at the Yoshinogari site Saga Prefecture (佐賀県; Saga-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. ... Saitama Prefecture (埼玉県; Saitama-ken) is located on Honshu island, Japan. ... Shiga Prefecture from outer space. ... Shimane Prefecture ) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Shizuoka Prefecture (静岡県; Shizuoka-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Tochigi Prefecture (栃木県 Tochigi-ken) is a located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu, Japan. ... Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県 Tokushima-ken) is located on Shikoku island, Japan. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Tottori Prefecture (鳥取県; Tottori-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Toyama Prefecture (富山県; Toyama-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県; Wakayama-ken) is part of the Kii Peninsula in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Yamagata Prefecture (山形県; Yamagata-ken) is located in the Tohoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Yamaguchi Prefecture (山口県 Yamaguchi-ken) is located in the Chugoku region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Yamanashi Prefecture (山梨県 Yamanashi-ken) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... The regions of Japan are not official administrative units, but have been traditionally used as the regional division of Japan in a number of contexts: for example, maps and geography textbooks divide Japan into the eight regions, weather reports usually give the weather by region, and many businesses and institutions... For the dog breed, see Hokkaido (dog). ... Tohoku region, Japan The Tōhoku region (東北地方; Tōhoku-chihō) is a geographical area of Japan. ... Kantō region, Japan The Kantō region (Japanese: 関東地方, Kantō-chihō) is a geographical area of HonshÅ«, the largest island in Japan. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... Hokuriku region (北陸地方, literally North Land) is the region along the Sea of Japan within the Chubu region, the central region of Honshu, the main island of Japan. ... Kōshinetsu (甲信越) is a subregion of the Chubu region in Japan consisting of Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata prefectures. ... Tōkai (東海) is a subregion of Chubu, Japan along the Pacific Ocean. ... Chukyo region (中京地方 ChÅ«kyō-chihō) lies in the middle of Japans main island, Honshu. ... The Kansai (Japanese: 関西) region of Japan, also known as the Kinki region (近畿地方, Kinki-chihō), lies in the middle of Japans main island, Honshu. ... Chugoku region, Japan The ChÅ«goku region (中国地方 ChÅ«goku-chihō) is the westernmost region of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. ... Shikoku (四国, four provinces) is the smallest and least populous (4,141,955 as of 2005) of the four main islands of Japan. ... Kyushu region, Japan Kyushu (九州 kyÅ«shÅ«) is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Location of Ryukyu Islands Ryukyuan flag The Ryukyu Islands (琉球列島 Ryukyu-rettō, formerly spelled Lewchew or Luchu) or Nansei Islands (南西諸島 Nansei-shotō southwest islands), are an island chain stretching southwestward from the island of Kyushu in Japan. ... A city designated by government ordinance, or Government Ordinance City (政令指定都市 seirei shitei toshi or 政令市 seirei shi) is a city of Japan that has a population greater than 500,000 and important economic and industrial functions, and that is considered a major city in Japan. ... The 23 special wards (特別区 tokubetsuku) are self-governing, special municipalities in the central and most populous part of Tokyo, Japan. ... Chiba Hall Mayor {{{Mayor}}} Address 〒260-8722 1-1, Chiba-kou, Chuo-ku, Chiba Phone number 043-245-5111 Official website: Chiba City , Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan. ... Fukuoka City Hall Mayor Hirotaro Yamasaki Address 〒810-8620 Fukuoka-shi, Chuo-ku, Tenjin 1-8-1 Phone number 092-711-4111 Official website: www. ... Hiroshima City Hall Mayor Tadatoshi Akiba Address 〒730-8586 Hiroshima-shi, Naka-ku, Kokutaiji 1-6-34 Phone number 082-245-2111 Official website: Hiroshima City , // The city of Hiroshima ) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest of... A symbol of Kawasaki-shi Temple at Kawasaki. ... Kitakyushu (北九州市; Kitakyushu-shi), literally North Kyushu, is a city located in Fukuoka prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. ... Kobe ) is a city in Japan located on the island of Honshu. ... Kyoto Hall Mayor Yorikane Masumoto Address 〒604-8571 Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, Teramachi-Oike, 488 Phone number 075-222-3111 Official website: Kyoto City This page is about the city Kyoto. ... Nagoya Castle Nagoya (名古屋市; -shi) is the fourth largest (third largest metropolitan region) and the third most prosperous city in Japan. ... Osaka Castle Location in Japan Osaka (Japanese: 大阪市, ÅŒsaka-shi, â–¶ (help· info)) is the capital of Osaka Prefecture and the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... Saitama ) is the capital and the most populous city of Saitama Prefecture in Japan. ... Sakai (堺市; -shi) is a city located in Osaka Prefecture, Japan. ... Sapporo ) (help· info) is the fifth-largest city in Japan by population and the third-largest by geographic area. ... Downtown Sendai from Sendai Castles reconstructed guardhouse Sendai ) is the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, and the largest city in the Tōhoku (northeast) region. ... Shizuoka (静岡市; -shi) is the capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... Yokohama Hall Mayor Hiroshi Nakada Address 〒231-0017 Yokohama-shi, Naka-ku, Minato-cho 1-1 Phone number 045-671-2121 Official website: Yokohama City Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜市; -shi) is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. ... The written history of Japan began with brief appearances in Chinese history texts from the first century A.D., but abundant archaeological evidence demonstrates that people were living on the islands, which were actually adjoined to the mainland until about 13,000 years ago, as early as the upper paleolithic... The Japanese Paleolithic (Japanese: 日本の旧石器時代 Nihon no kyÅ«-sekki-jidai) covers a period from around 100,000 to 30,000 BCE, when the earliest stone tool implements have been found, to around 12,000 BCE, at the end of the last Ice-age, which corresponds to the beginning of the Mesolithic... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban period Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The Jōmon period (Japanese: 縄文時代 jōmon jidai) is the... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban period Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei Yayoi (弥生時代) is an era in Japan from 300... This article is about a period in Japanese history. ... The Nara period ) of the history of Japan covers the years from about AD 710 to 794. ... The Heian period (Japanese: 平安時代, Heian-jidai) is the last division of classical Japanese history, running from 794 to 1185. ... The Kamakura period (Japanese: 鎌倉時代, Kamakura-jidai; 1185–1333) is a period of Japanese history that marks the governance of the Kamakura Shogunate; officially established in 1192 by the first Kamakura shogun Minamoto no Yoritomo. ... The Muromachi period (Japanese: 室町時代, Muromachi-jidai, also known as the Muromachi era, the Muromachi bakufu, the Ashikaga era, the Ashikaga period, or the Ashikaga bakufu) is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1336 to 1573. ... The Azuchi-Momoyama period (Japanese: 安土桃山時代, Azuchi-Momoyama-jidai) is a division of Japanese history running from approximately 1568 to 1600. ... The Edo period (Japanese: 江戸時代, Edo-jidai), also called Tokugawa period, is a division of Japanese history running from 1603 to 1867. ... The Meiji period (Japanese: 明治時代, Meiji-jidai) denotes the 45-year reign of the Meiji Emperor, running from 8 September 1868 (in the Gregorian calendar, 23 October 1868) to 30 July 1912. ... The Taishō period (Japanese: 大正時代, Taishō-jidai, period of great righteousness) is a period in the history of Japan dating from 30 July 1912 to 25 December 1926. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... It has been suggested that Updated Japan News be merged into this article or section. ... The history of Japans economy is one of the most studied for its spectacular growth, first in the period from the late nineteenth century that saw Japan become a world power and then again after the devastation of the Second World War when the island nation rose to become... The history of education in Japan dates back at least to the sixth century, when Chinese learning was introduced at the Yamato court. ... The military history of Japan is characterized by a long period of feudal wars, followed by domestic stability, and then foreign conquest. ... The naval history of Japan traces back to early interactions with states on the Asian continent at the beginning of the medieval period, and reached a peak of activity during the 16th and 17th century at a time of cultural exchange with European powers during the Nanban trade period. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically); large version (pdf) The geographic (earth-mapping) coordinate system expresses every horizontal position on Earth by two of the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system which is aligned with the spin axis of the Earth. ...


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Chiba Prefecture was established on June 15, 1873 with the merger of Kisarazu Prefecture and Inba Prefecture.
Chiba borders Ibaraki Prefecture to the north at the Tone River, Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture to the west at the Edo River, the Pacific Ocean to the east and Tokyo Bay around its southern boundary.
Chiba's population is one of the wealthiest in Japan due to the prefecture's strong commercial and industrial sectors.
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Coordinates: 35°37′7″N, 140°7′51″E Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Chiba City is one of the Kanto region's primary seaports.
The major intercity railway stations are Chiba Station, (Sobu Line, Sotobo Line, Uchibo Line, Sobu Main Line, Narita Line, transfer for Chiba Urban Monorail), Keisei Chiba Station (Keisei Chiba Line), and Soga Station, (Keiyo Line, Sotobo Line, Uchibo Line) all in Chuo-ku.
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