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Encyclopedia > Kanagawa Prefecture
Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県; Kanagawa-ken)
Map of Japan with Kanagawa highlighted
Capital Yokohama
Region Kantō
Island Honshū
Governor Shigefumi Matsuzawa
Area 2,415.42 km² (43rd)
 - % water 2.3%
Population  (January 1, 2000)
 - Population 8,639,665 (3rd)
 - Density 3,577 /km²
Districts 7
Municipalities 35
ISO 3166-2 JP-14
Website www.pref.kanagawa.jp/
menu/english.htm
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Golden-rayed lily (Lilium auratum)
 - Tree Ginkgo tree (Ginkgo biloba)
 - Bird Common gull (Larus canus)
Symbol of Kanagawa Prefecture
Symbol of Kanagawa Prefecture

Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県 Kanagawa-ken?) is a prefecture located in the southern Kantō region of Honshū, Japan. The capital is Yokohama. Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1397x1593, 79 KB) Summary Large size map of Japan with Kanagawa highlighted, self made but originally based on a japanese mapbook. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... Kantō region, Japan. ... The four main islands of Japan are: Hokkaidō HonshÅ« KyÅ«shÅ« Shikoku Okinawa is the fifth largest island except the disputed northern territories, and is the smallest island which has a prefectural capital. ... HonshÅ« (本州 Literally Main State) is the largest island of Japan, called the Mainland; it is south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Strait. ... 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. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Notes: ¹ as of 2000 References National Governors Association (Japanese) See also Politics of Japan Prefectures of Japan List of Japanese prefectures ranked by area ISO 3166-2 codes for Japan Categories: Japanese prefectures ... Population density by country, 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. ... “Lilies” redirects here. ... Binomial name Ginkgo biloba L. The Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba), frequently misspelled as Gingko, and sometimes known as the Maidenhair Tree, is a unique tree with no close living relatives. ... Look up gull in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Kanagawa prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... 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). ... Kantō region, Japan. ... HonshÅ« (本州 Literally Main State) is the largest island of Japan, called the Mainland; it is south of Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait, north of Shikoku across the Inland Sea, and northeast of Kyushu across the Kanmon Strait. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... 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. ...

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History

In medieval Japan, Kanagawa was part of the provinces of Sagami and Musashi. The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ... The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ...


Kamakura in central Sagami was the capital of Japan during the Kamakura period (1185-1333). Crowds of visitors in Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine) Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo (to which it is linked by the railway line to Yokosuka). ... The following text needs to be harmonized with text in the article History of Japan#Kamakura Period. ... Events April 25 - Genpei War - Naval battle of Dan-no-ura leads to Minamoto victory in Japan Templars settle in London and begin the building of New Temple Church End of the Heian Period and beginning of the Kamakura period in Japan. ... Events End of the Kamakura period and beginning of the Kemmu restoration in Japan. ...


During the Edo period, the western part of Sagami Province was governed by the daimyo of Odawara Castle, while the eastern part was directly governed by the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo (Tokyo). The following text needs to be harmonized with text in the article History of Japan#Edo Period. ... Odawara Castle Odawara Castle (小田原城; -jō) is a landmark in the city of Odawara in Kanagawa Prefecture. ... The Tokugawa shogunate or Tokugawa bakufu (徳川幕府) (also known as the Edo bakufu) was a feudal military dictatorship of Japan established in 1603 by Tokugawa Ieyasu and ruled by the shoguns of the Tokugawa family until 1868. ... Edo (Japanese: , literally: bay-door, estuary, pronounced //), once also spelled Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of the Japanese capital Tokyo. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


Commodore Matthew Perry landed in Kanagawa in 1853 and 1854, and signed the Convention of Kanagawa to force open Japanese ports to the United States. Yokohama, the largest deep-water port in Tokyo Bay, was opened to foreign traders in 1859 after several more years of foreign pressure, and eventually developed into the largest trading port in Japan. Nearby Yokosuka, closer to the mouth of Tokyo Bay, developed as a naval port and now serves as headquarters for the U.S. 7th Fleet and the fleet operations of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. Commodore is a rank of the United States Navy with a somewhat complicated history. ... Matthew Calbraith Perry (1794-1858). ... On March 31, 1854, the Convention of Kanagawa (Japanese: 神奈川条約, Kanagawa Jōyaku, or 日米和親条約, Nichibei Washin Jōyaku) was used by Commodore Matthew Perry of the U.S. Navy to force the opening of the Japanese ports of... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Tokyo Bay from space Tokyo Bay ) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Categories: Cities in Kanagawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... The United States 7th Fleet is a naval military unit based in Yokosuka, Japan, with units positioned near South Korea and Japan. ... The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ), or JMSDF, is the maritime branch of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces, tasked with the naval defense of Japan and formed following the dissolution of the Imperial Japanese Navy after World War II.[1] The force is based strictly on defensive armament, largely lacking...


Yokohama, Kawasaki and other major cities were heavily damaged by the Great Kantō earthquake in 1923 and U.S. bombing in 1945. This article is about the Japanese city. ... Great Kanto Earthquake The Great Kanto Earthquake (関東大震災 Kantō daishinsai) struck the Kanto plain on the Japanese main island of Honshu at 11:58 on the morning of September 1, 1923. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. ...


Geography

Map of Kanagawa Prefecture.
Map of Kanagawa Prefecture.

Kanagawa is a relatively small prefecture wedged between Tokyo on the north, the foothills of Mount Fuji on the northwest, and the Pacific Ocean and Tokyo Bay on the south and east. The eastern side of the prefecture is relatively flat and heavily urbanized, including the large port cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki, but becomes more relaxed to the southeast, near the Miura Peninsula, where the ancient city of Kamakura draws tourists to its temples and shrines. The western part is more mountainous and includes resort areas like Odawara and Hakone. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1281x801, 38 KB) Summary Map of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1281x801, 38 KB) Summary Map of Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Mount Fuji Mount Fuji , IPA: )   is the highest mountain in Japan. ... Tokyo Bay from space Tokyo Bay ) is a bay in the southern Kantō region of Japan. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ... Categories: Stub ... Crowds of visitors in Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine) Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo (to which it is linked by the railway line to Yokosuka). ... Odawara Castle Odawara (Japanese: 小田原市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Mt. ...


The Tama River forms much of the boundary between Kanagawa and Tokyo. The Sagami River flows through the middle of the prefecture. Tama River, in a Landsat photo of the Tokyo area The Tama River (多摩川, たまがわ, tama-gawa) is a major river in and near Tokyo in Honshu, Japan. ...


Cities

Nineteen cities are located in Kanagawa Prefecture:

  • Yokohama (capital)
    • Aoba-ku
    • Asahi-ku
    • Hodogaya-ku
    • Isogo-ku
    • Izumi-ku
    • Kanagawa-ku
    • Kanazawa-ku
    • Kōhoku-ku
    • Kōnan-ku
    • Midori-ku
    • Minami-ku
    • Naka-ku
    • Nishi-ku
    • Sakae-ku
    • Seya-ku
    • Totsuka-ku
    • Tsuzuki-ku
    • Tsurumi-ku
  • Yokosuka
  • Zama
  • Zushi


Atsugi (Japanese: 厚木市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Ayase (Japanese: 綾瀬市; -shi) is a city located in Japan. ... Chigasaki (茅ヶ崎市 Chigasaki-shi) is a city located in the middle part of Kanagawa Prefecture, and is famous for its sea beach. ... Ebina (Japanese: 海老名市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... , Fujisawa (藤沢市 Fujisawa-shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Hadano (Japanese: 秦野市; -shi) is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Hiratsuka (平塚市 Hiratsuka-shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Isehara (Japanese: 伊勢原市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Crowds of visitors in Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine) Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo (to which it is linked by the railway line to Yokosuka). ... This article is about the Japanese city. ... Kawasaki-ku, or Kawasaki Ward, lies on the eastern edge of Kawasaki City, nestled against the mouth of the Tama River and Tokyo Bay. ... Miyamae-ku is a ward of Kawasaki, Japan, which was separated from Takatsu-ku in 1982. ... Nakahara-ku (ward) is one of the seven wards that make up the city of Kawasaki. ... Saiwai-ku (幸区) is one of the seven wards (ku) which make up the city of Kawasaki in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Takatsu-ku (高津区) is a ward of Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. ... A symbol of Kawasaki-shi Temple at Kawasaki. ... Minamiashigara (南足柄市 Minamiashigara-shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Miura (Japanese: 三浦市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Odawara Castle Odawara (Japanese: 小田原市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Sagamihara (Japanese: 相模原市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Yamato (Japanese: 大和市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ... Aoba Ward (青葉区 Aoba-ku) is one of the 18 wards which make up the city of Yokohama, Japan. ... Asahi-ku (旭区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Hodogaya-ku (Japanese:保土谷区) in Yokohama, Japan, established 1927, is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Isogo (Japanese: 磯子区; -ku) is one of 18 wards of Yokohama, a city in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Izumi-ku, Yokohama, has an area of 23. ... Kanagawa-ku (神奈川区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Kanazawa-ku (Japanese:金沢区;-ku) is a ward located in the southernmost part of Yokohama-shi (Japanese:横浜市;-shi), newly established from Isogo-ku in May, 1948. ... Kōhoku-ku ), located near the Yokohama metropolitan area, is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Kōnan-ku ) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Midori-ku (緑区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Minami-ku (南区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Naka-ku (中区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Nishi-ku (西区) is the second smallest of the wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, with an area of 6. ... Sakae-ku (栄区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Seya-ku (瀬谷区) is one of the 18 wards of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Tsuzuki (都筑区; -ku) is a ward of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan. ... ... Categories: Cities in Kanagawa Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ... Zama (Japanese: 座間市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Zushi (逗子市 Zushi-shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan. ...


Towns and villages

Aikō (愛甲郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Aikawa (愛川町; -machi) is a town located in Aikō District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Kiyokawa (清川村; -mura) is a village located in Aikō District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Ashigarakami (足柄上郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Kaisei (開成町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Matsuda (松田町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Nakai (中井町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Ōi (大井町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Yamakita (山北町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarakami District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Ashigarashimo (足柄下郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Mt. ... Manazuru (真鶴町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Yugawara (湯河原町; -machi) is a town located in Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Kōza (高座郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Samukawa (寒川町; -machi) is a town located in Kōza District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Miura (三浦郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Hayama (葉山町; -machi) is a town located in Miura District, Kanagawa, on central Honshu, Japan. ... Misaki harbour at sunset, looking south towards Jogashima island. ... Naka (中郡; -gun) is a district located in Kanagawa, Japan. ... Ninomiya (二宮町; -machi) is a town located in Naka District, Kanagawa, Japan. ... Ōiso (大磯町; -machi) is a town located in Naka District, Kanagawa, Japan. ...

Transportation

Kanagawa's transport network is heavily intertwined with that of Tokyo (see: Transportation in Greater Tokyo). Most air travel to Kanagawa goes through Tokyo International Airport or Narita International Airport. The Tōkaidō Shinkansen provides high-speed rail service to Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka and other major cities. Shinkansen at Tokyo Station Tokyo subway line map The Ginza Line, Asias oldest subway line, first opened in 1927. ... Tokyo International Airport ) (IATA: HND, ICAO: RJTT), located in Ota, Tokyo, Japan, is one of the two primary airports serving the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Narita International Airport ) (IATA: NRT, ICAO: RJAA) is an international airport located in Narita, Chiba, Japan, in the eastern portion of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Tokaido Shinkansen route Tōkaidō Shinkansen (東海道新幹線) is the original Shinkansen line that opened in 1964 between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka. ...


Culture

Hokusai's The Great Wave Off Kanagawa.
Hokusai's The Great Wave Off Kanagawa.

Download high resolution version (930x623, 139 KB) One of Hokusais 36 Scenes of Mt. ... Download high resolution version (930x623, 139 KB) One of Hokusais 36 Scenes of Mt. ... View of Mount Fuji from Numazu, part of the Fifty-three Stations of the Tōkaidō series by Hiroshige, published 1850 Ukiyo-e ), pictures of the floating world, is a genre of Japanese woodblock prints (or woodcuts) and paintings produced between the 17th and the 20th centuries, featuring motifs of... The Great Wave off Kanagawa[1] The Great Wave off Kanagawa ) is a famous woodblock printing by Hokusai. ... Katsushika Hokusai, (葛飾北斎), (1760—1849[1]), was a Japanese artist, painter, printmaker and ukiyo-e (woodblock printing) maker of the Edo period . ... Crowds of visitors in Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine) Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo (to which it is linked by the railway line to Yokosuka). ... Manga )   (pl. ... The main cast of the anime Cowboy Bebop (1998) (L to R: Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Ed Tivrusky, Faye Valentine, and Ein the dog) For the oleo-resin, see Animé (oleo-resin). ... Elfen Lied ) is the title of a Japanese manga series originally created by Japanese author Lynn Okamoto as well as a TV anime series based on it. ... Grrl Power is an anime-based OVA, which was released on VHS and DVD in North America by ADV Films. ... Koi Kaze (恋風 Literally love wind or love fever in this context. ... Midoris Days, also known as My Days With Midori, and known in Japan as Midori no Hibi (美鳥の日々, Days of Midori) is a 85-chapter manga and 13-episode anime series created by Kazurou Inoue (井上和郎). The manga was published in the... Princess Comet ) is a 43 episode Japanese anime series, based on a manga series by Mitsuteru Yokoyama, about a princess of the fictional Harmonica Star country. ... Main article: Basketball moves This article is about the term, slam dunk. For the manga series, see Slam Dunk (manga). ... Twin Spica ) is an anime and manga. ... The Vision of Escaflowne , lit. ... Manga )   (pl. ... The main cast of the anime Cowboy Bebop (1998) (L to R: Spike Spiegel, Jet Black, Ed Tivrusky, Faye Valentine, and Ein the dog) For the oleo-resin, see Animé (oleo-resin). ... Dokaben ) is a baseball manga by Shinji Mizushima, serialized in Weekly Shonen Champion from April 24, 1972 to March 27, 1981. ... Ill (titled Ill Generation Basket in its French release) is a sports shonen manga by artist Hiroyuki Asada. ... Kare Kano ), or His and Her Circumstances, or Kareshi Kanojo no Jijō ), is a 21 volume manga series by Masami Tsuda, and a 26 episode TV anime series directed by Hideaki Anno of Gainax. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ... Kimi ga Nozomu Eien lit. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... MAJOR, is the anime adaption of the manga by Takuya Mitsuda. ... Original run October 4, 1995 – March 27, 1996 No. ... Mt. ... Ping Pong (ピンポン; Pin pon) is a 2002 sports film directed by the Japanese filmmaker Fumihiko Sori. ... s-CRY-ed ), also known as s. ... Steel Angel Kurumi ) is a manga and anime series following the adventures of its titular character. ... Tsuyokiss ) is the title of a fictional Japanese romance story created by Yasutomo Yamada centering around a group of students at a high school and the various romantic attachments that some of the characters feel for one another. ... A view of Yokosuka from Verny Park. ... Slam Dunk ) is a 31-volume Japanese manga and anime series written by Takehiko Inoue about a basketball team from Shohoku (Shōhoku) High School. ... Serialized in Weekly Shonen Magazine Original run 1998-10-21 – 2001-10-31 No. ... Self Portrait Ken Akamatsu (赤松健 Akamatsu Ken) is a manga artist, born in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, on July 5, 1968. ... Sagami Bay (相模湾, Sagami-wan), also known as the Sagami Gulf or Sagami Sea, lies south of Kanagawa Prefecture in HonshÅ«, central Japan, with the Miura Peninsula to its east and the Izu Peninsula to its west. ... Outdoor pool, Naruko Outdoor Onsen on Nakanoshima island in Nachikatsuura, Wakayama Prefecture Old onsen in Hakone An private outdoor rotenburo in Gorakadan Guidebook to Hakone from 1811 This rotenburo at Jigokudani Onsen is for Japanese Macaques. ... Tsukihime ) is a Japanese dōjin visual novel game, created by TYPE-MOON, which was originally released in December 2000. ... Yokohama Kaidashi Kikō (ヨコハマ買い出し紀行) is a Japanese manga series. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... Ayumi Ishida (いしだ あゆみ Ishida Ayumi, born March 26, 1948 in Ikeda, Osaka, Japan) is an actress. ... Yuzu (ゆず) is a Japanese popular music duo. ... Masayoshi Yamazaki ) (born 山崎将義 Yamazaki Masayoshi on December 23, 1971 in Kusatsu Shiga) is a Japanese singer-songwriter. ... Southern All Stars ) is a Japanese pop rock band formed in Kanagawa, fronted by a leader and singer-songwriter of the band Keisuke Kuwata. ... A Scene at the Sea, known in Japan as Ano Natsu, Ichiban Shizukana Umi (あの夏、いちばん静かな海, lit. ... A view of Yokosuka from Verny Park. ... The Funeral (お葬式 or Ososhiki) is a 1984 Japanese film by director Itami Juzo starring Yamazaki Tsutomu, Miyamoto Nobuko, Sugai Kin and Otaki Shuji. ... Ping Pong (ピンポン; Pin pon) is a 2002 sports film directed by the Japanese filmmaker Fumihiko Sori. ... Battle Royale ) is a film released on December 16, 2000, in Japan — based on the novel of the same name — released on April 22, 1999, in Japan. ... Kagawa Prefecture ) is located on Shikoku island, Japan. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Pacific Overtures was an ambitious 1976 musical by Stephen Sondheim, with a libretto by John Weidman, and additional material by Hugh Wheeler, set in 1853 Japan. ... On March 31, 1854, the Convention of Kanagawa (Japanese: 神奈川条約, Kanagawa Jōyaku, or 日米和親条約, Nichibei Washin Jōyaku) was used by Commodore Matthew Perry of the U.S. Navy to force the opening of the Japanese ports of... Midnight Sun , lit. ... Crowds of visitors in Kamakura (Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine) Kamakura (Japanese: 鎌倉市; -shi) is a city located in Kanagawa, Japan, about 50 km south-south-west of Tokyo (to which it is linked by the railway line to Yokosuka). ... For the town of Yokohama in Aomori Prefecture, see Yokohama, Aomori. ...

Sports

The sports teams listed below are based in Kanagawa.


Football (soccer)

Baseball
Kawasaki Frontale ) is a J. League football club. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ... Yokohama F. Marinos ) is a Japanese football team which participates in the professional J. League. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... A view of Yokosuka from Verny Park. ... Yokohama FC ) are a Japanese football (soccer) club based in the city of Yokohama. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... Shonan Bellmare (Japanese: 湘南ベルマーレ) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ...

Volleyball
The Yokohama BayStars ) are a professional baseball team in the Japans Central League. ... Japans tallest building, the Landmark Tower, is in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ...

Club Name NECレッドロケッツ Arena Kawasaki, Kanagawa Japan. ... This article is about the Japanese city. ...

Tourism

The city of Kamakura is famous as the location of many Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Buddhism is a dharmic, non-theistic religion and a philosophy. ... Temple of Hephaestus, an Doric Greek temple in Athens with the original entrance facing east, 449 BC (western face depicted) For other uses, see Temple (disambiguation). ... Shinto ) is the native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. ... Eastern Orthodox shrine Buddhist shrine just outside Wat Phnom. ...


Yokohama Chinatown is the largest Chinatown in Japan (larger than Chinatowns in both Kobe and Nagasaki) and it is one of the largest in the world. Yokohama Chinatowns Goodwill Gate Yokohama Chinatowns East Gate Yokohama Chinatown (Japanese: よこはまちゅうかがい, Japanese Kanji: 横浜中華街 Mandarin Chinese: 横滨中华街 Heng bang zhong hua jie) is located on Yokohama, Japan. ... For other uses, see Chinatown (disambiguation). ... Kobe ) is the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture and a prominent port city in Japan with a population of about 1. ... Nagasaki (Japanese: 長崎市, Nagasaki-shi  , long peninsula) is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture in Japan. ...


Miscellaneous topics

  • Kanagawa is well known for the popularity of soccer.
  • Singer Hitomi spent her early life in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, and maintains a home there. She is also a patron of the Kawasaki SPCA.
  • Tennis player Ai Sugiyama resides here.
  • AV Idol Nao Yoshizaki born here.
  • The GazettE singer Ruki was born there.

Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Junichiro Koizumi , born January 8, 1942) is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006. ... Self Portrait Ken Akamatsu (赤松健 Akamatsu Ken) is a manga artist, born in Kanagawa prefecture, Japan, on July 5, 1968. ... Soichi Noguchi Soichi Noguchi (野口聡一 Noguchi Sōichi), born 15 April 1965 in Yokohama, Japan, is a Japanese astronaut. ... m-flo is a Japanese hip-hop group currently consisting of producer and DJ Taku Takahashi and emcee VERBAL. As to the origins of the groups name, VERBAL explains: It was originally meteorite flow, but for the Japanese thats pretty long, so (Avex) asked us to shorten it... Facts: Date of birth: May 9th 1972 Place of birth: Kanagawa, Japan Blood Type: A Megumi is japanese for Grace Megumi Odaka started her career in 1984 as a voice-actress for the Animation-TV-Series Fushigi na koala Blinky aka Noozles (USA) aka The Wonderous Koala Blinky (USA), where... Rika Ishikawa , born January 19, 1985 in Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan), is a Japanese pop singer, TV and radio hostess, associated with the Hello! Project banner and best known as a former member of Hello! Projects mothership band, the J-pop all-female supergroup Morning Musume. ... Risa Niigaki , born October 20, 1988 in Kagoshima, but moved to Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan at the age of 6), is a member of the Japanese pop-group, Morning Musume. ... This articles trivia section should be integrated into the article. ... The SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is an acronym used to refer to a number of national societies to protect and provide shelter to animals in danger. ...

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Cities
Atsugi | Ayase | Chigasaki | Ebina | Fujisawa | Hadano | Hiratsuka | Isehara | Kamakura | Kawasaki | Minamiashigara | Miura | Odawara | Sagamihara | Yamato | Yokohama (capital) | Yokosuka | Zama | Zushi
Districts
Aiko | Ashigarakami | Ashigarashimo | Koza | Miura | Naka | Tsukui
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

Coordinates: 35°26′N, 139°30′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan - Japan's Geography (112 words)
Kanagawa prefecture (Kanagawa-ken) is a located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan.
Kanagawa is well known for the popularity of soccer.
It is also the prefecture in which the manga Love Hina takes place.
Kanagawa Prefecture Summary (731 words)
Kanagawa Prefecture is situated in the central region of Japan's island of Honshu, where it occupies an area of 2,403 square kilometers.
It is bordered by Tokyo and Sagami Bays and by Tokyo, Shizuoka, and Yamanashi Prefectures.
Kanagawa is a relatively small prefecture wedged between Tokyo on the north, the foothills of Mount Fuji on the northwest, and the Pacific Ocean and Tokyo Bay on the south and east.
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