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Encyclopedia > Ishikawa Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県 Ishikawa-ken)
Map of Japan with Ishikawa highlighted
Capital Kanazawa
Region Chubu
Island Honshu
Governor Masanori Tanimoto
Area 4,185.22 km² (35th)
 - % water ?%
Population (January 1, 2003)
 - Population 1,180,744 (36th)
 - Density 282 /km²
Districts 6
Municipalities 19
ISO 3166-2 JP-17
Web site www.pref.ishikawa.jp/
index_e.htm
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Black lily (Fritillaria camtschatcensis)
 - Tree Hiba (Thujopsis dolabrata)
 - Bird Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Symbol of Ishikawa Prefecture
Symbol of Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture (石川県 Ishikawa-ken?) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is Kanazawa. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1397x1593, 77 KB) Summary Large size map of Japan with Ishikawa highlighted, self made but originally based on a japanese mapbook. ... Kanazawa - Cherry blossoms outside Kenroku-en Garden. ... 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... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... 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. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Species See text The plants of the genus Lilium are the true lily plants, comprising a genus of about 100 species in the lily family, Liliaceae. ... Binomial name Thujopsis dolabrata (Thunb. ... Binomial name Aquila chrysaetos Linnaeus, 1758 The Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos) is one of the best known birds of prey in the Northern Hemisphere. ... Image File history File links Ishikawa prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... Chubu region, Japan Mount Fuji is the ChÅ«bu regions most famous landmark. ... 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... Kanazawa Kanazawa (金沢市; -shi) is the capital city of Ishikawa in Japan. ...

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History

Ishikawa was formed from the merger of Kaga Province and the smaller Noto Province. The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ... The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ...


Geography

Map of Ishikawa Prefecture.
Map of Ishikawa Prefecture.

Ishikawa is on the Sea of Japan coast. The northern part of the prefecture consists of the narrow Noto Peninsula, while the southern part is wider and consists mostly of mountains, with the prefecture's chief city, Kanazawa, located in the coastal plain. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (981x901, 25 KB) Summary Map of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (981x901, 25 KB) Summary Map of Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ... The Sea of Japan (East Sea) is a marginal sea of the western Pacific Ocean. ... The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ... Kanazawa - Cherry blossoms outside Kenroku-en Garden. ...


Cities

10 cities are located on Ishikawa Prefecture.

Hakui (羽咋市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hakusan (白山市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... This article is about the city in Ishikawa prefecture, for the former province of Japan, see Kaga province. ... Kahoku (かほく市; -shi) is a city in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Kanazawa - Cherry blossoms outside Kenroku-en Garden. ... Komatsu (小松市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa in the Hokuriku district of Japan. ... See Nanao for other places named Nanao. ... Nomi (能美市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Suzu (珠洲市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Ishikawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

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. ...

Hakui (羽咋郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōdatsushimizu (宝達清水町; -cho) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Shika (志賀町; -machi) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōsu (鳳珠郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Anamizu (穴水町; -machi) is a town located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Noto (能都町; -machi) is a town located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Ishikawa (石川郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nonoichi (野々市町; -machi) is a town located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kahoku (河北郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Tsubata (津幡町; -machi) is a town located in Kahoku District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Uchinada (内灘町; -machi) is a town located in Kahoku District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kashima (鹿島郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nakanoto (中能登町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nomi (能美郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kawakita (川北町; -machi) is a town located in Nomi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ...

Mergers

March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kahoku (河北郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kahoku (かほく市; -shi) is a city in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nakajima (中島町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Notojima (能登島町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Tatsuruhama (田鶴浜町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... See Nanao for other places named Nanao. ... See Nanao for other places named Nanao. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ishikawa (石川郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Mattō (松任市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hakusan (白山市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kawachi (河内村; -mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Mikawa (美川町; -machi) is a town located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Oguchi (尾口村; -mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Shiramine (白峰村; -mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Torigoe (鳥越村; -mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Tsurugi (鶴来町; -machi) is a town located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Yoshinodani (吉野谷村; -mura) is a village located in Ishikawa District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Neagari (根上町; -machi) is a town located in Nomi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Tatsunokuchi (辰口町; -machi) is a town located in Nomi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Terai (寺井町; -machi) is a town located in Nomi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nomi (能美郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nomi (能美市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Noto (能都町; -machi) is a town located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Yanagida (柳田村; -mura) is a village located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Fugeshi (鳳至郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Uchiura (内浦町; -machi) is a town located in Suzu District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Suzu (珠洲郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Noto (能都町; -machi) is a town located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōsu (鳳珠郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shio (志雄町; -machi) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hakui (羽咋郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōdatsushimizu (宝達清水町; -cho) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kashima (鹿島町; -machi) was a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Toriya (鳥屋町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Rokusei (鹿西町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kashima (鹿島郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nakanoto (中能登町; -machi) is a town located in Kashima District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... September 1 is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Togi (富来町; -machi) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Shika (志賀町; -machi) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hakui (羽咋郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Shika (志賀町; -machi) is a town located in Hakui District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Yamanaka (山中町; -machi) is a town located in Enuma District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Enuma (江沼郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... This article is about the city in Ishikawa prefecture, for the former province of Japan, see Kaga province. ... This article is about the city in Ishikawa prefecture, for the former province of Japan, see Kaga province. ... Enuma (江沼郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... February 1 is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Monzen (門前町; -machi) is a town located in Fugeshi District, Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōsu (鳳珠郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Ishikawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Categories: Cities in Ishikawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

Economy

Ishikawa's industry is dominated by the textile industry, particularly artificial fabrics, and the machine industry, particularly construction machinery.


Demographics

Culture

Traditional Arts & Crafts

  • Nō - was introduced to the area during the rule of the fifth Maeda lord Tsuanori and was refined into the Kaga hosho style.
  • Tea ceremony - was brought to Kanazawa by Maeda Toshitsune in 1666 by inviting Senbiki Soshitsu to Kanazawa.
  • Kutani porcelain (Kutani yaki) - Bright colored glazes not unlike Chinese porcelaine
  • Ohi teaware (Ohi yaki) - A pottery style unique to Kanazawa.
  • Kaga silk (Kaga yuzen) - A complicated silk print technique with an intentional rough look (wabi-sabi).
  • Kanazawa lacquerware (Kanazawa shikki) - High quality lacquerware traditionally decorated with gold dust.
  • Kanazawa gold leaf (Kanazawa haku) - A technique of beating gold into waferthin sheets.
  • Kaga mizuhiki - Ribbon-like decorations made from glued Japanese paper (washi).
  • Kaga inlay crafts (Kaga zogan) - A combination of thin flat and thread metal inlays.

A woman wearing a kimono performs a tea ceremony outdoors, while seated in seiza position on tatami. ... Maeda Toshitsune (前田 利常, 1593 - 1658) is a brother to Maeda Toshinaga. ... 1666 is often called Annus Mirabilis. ... It has been suggested that Porcelain tile be merged into this article or section. ... Silk weaver Silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into textiles. ... Wabi-sabi (in Kanji: 侘寂) represents a comprehensive Japanese world view or aesthetic. ... In a general sense, lacquer is a clear or colored coating, that dries by solvent evaporation only and that produces a hard, durable finish that can be polished to a very high gloss, and gives the illusion of depth. ... General Name, Symbol, Number gold, Au, 79 Chemical series transition metals Group, Period, Block 11, 6, d Appearance metallic yellow Atomic mass 196. ...

Tourism

The most popular destination in Ishikawa is Kanazawa. Tourists can get to Ishikawa by plane via Komatsu.


Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

Hideki Matsui, a current player for the New York Yankees, was born and raised in Neagari Town(now Nomi City), Ishikawa.


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Coordinates: 36°38′N 136°39′E Image File history File links Commons-logo. ... Wikimedia Commons logo by Reid Beels 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 Ishikawa_Prefecture_shadow_picture. ... Image File history File links Ishikawa prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... Hakui (羽咋市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hakusan (白山市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... This article is about the city in Ishikawa prefecture, for the former province of Japan, see Kaga province. ... Kahoku (かほく市; -shi) is a city in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Kanazawa - Cherry blossoms outside Kenroku-en Garden. ... Komatsu (小松市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa in the Hokuriku district of Japan. ... See Nanao for other places named Nanao. ... Nomi (能美市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Suzu (珠洲市; -shi) is a city located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Categories: Cities in Ishikawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Hakui (羽咋郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Hōsu (鳳珠郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Ishikawa (石川郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kahoku (河北郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Kashima (鹿島郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Nomi (能美郡; -gun) is a district located in Ishikawa, Japan. ... Ishikawa Prefecture ) is located in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_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... 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