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Encyclopedia > Miyazaki Prefecture
Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県; Miyazaki-ken)
Map of Japan with Miyazaki highlighted
Capital Miyazaki
Region Kyūshū
Island Kyūshū
Governor Hideo Higashikokubaru (Sonomanma Higashi)
Area 6,684.67 km² (19th)
 - % water 0.3%
Population  (2000)
 - Population 1,170,023 (37th)
 - Density 175 /km²
Districts 8
Municipalities 30
ISO 3166-2 JP-45
Website www.pref.miyazaki.jp/
contents/foreign/english/
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Hamayu (Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)
 - Tree Phoenix palm (Phoenix canariensis)
 - Bird Ijima copper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii ijimae)
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Map of Miyazaki Prefecture.
Map of Miyazaki Prefecture.

Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県 Miyazaki-ken?) is located on the island of Kyūshū, Japan. The capital is the city of Miyazaki. Small map of Miyazaki prefecture Map outline from public domain maps at http://aoki2. ... Miyazaki (宮崎市; -shi) is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on Kyushu island of Japan. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... KyÅ«shÅ« 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. ... KyÅ«shÅ« region of Japan and the current prefectures on KyÅ«shÅ« island KyÅ«shÅ« ), literally Nine Provinces, is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Higashi Sonomanma ), born September 16, 1957 as Hideo Higashikokubaru ) in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan, is a Japanese comedian who is most known for his role in the popular game show, Takeshis Castle and for being the current governor of Miyazaki Prefecture. ... 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. ... 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. ... Genera Many; see list of Arecaceae genera Arecaceae (sometimes known by the names Palmae or Palmaceae, although the latter name is taxonomically invalid. ... Genera Ithaginis Catreus Rheinartia Crossoptilon Lophura Argusianus Pucrasia Syrmaticus Chrysolophus Phasianus † See also partridge, quail Pheasants are a group of large birds in the order Galliformes. ... Prefectural symbol Miyazaki (source: ja. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 533 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (801 × 901 pixel, file size: 30 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 533 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (801 × 901 pixel, file size: 30 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. ... KyÅ«shÅ« region of Japan and the current prefectures on KyÅ«shÅ« island KyÅ«shÅ« ), literally Nine Provinces, is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Miyazaki (宮崎市; -shi) is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on Kyushu island of Japan. ...

Contents

History

Historically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyūga Province was renamed Miyazaki Prefecture. See Abolition of the han system article for detailed discussion. The Meiji Restoration ), also known as the Meiji Ishin, Revolution, or Renewal, was a chain of events that led to enormous changes in Japans political and social structure. ... HyÅ«ga (日向国; HyÅ«ga no kuni) was an old province of Japan on the east coast of KyÅ«shÅ«, corresponding to the modern Miyazaki prefecture. ... Occurring in 1871, the abolition of the han system and establishment of the prefecture system (廃藩置県, haihan-chiken; hai abolish + han + chi set down + ken prefecture) was an act to replace the traditional han system and introduce new local government. ...


Geography

Miyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyūshū. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Ōita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures to the west. ÅŒita Prefecture ) is located on KyÅ«shÅ« Island, Japan. ... Kumamoto Prefecture (熊本県; Kumamoto-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Kagoshima Prefecture ) is located on KyÅ«shÅ« island, Japan. ...


Region

Nine cities, 18 towns, and 3 villages are located in Miyazaki Prefecture:


Cities

Ebino (えびの市; -shi) is a city located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Map showing location of Hyuga in Miyazaki Prefecture (as of 2006). ... Kobayashi (小林市; -shi) is a city located in [[Miyazaki Prefecture|Miyazaki]], Japan. ... Kushima (串間市; -shi) is a city located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Miyazaki (宮崎市; -shi) is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on Kyushu island of Japan. ... Nichinan (日南市; -shi) is a city located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nobeoka (延岡市; -shi) is the northernmost city located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Saito (西都市; -shi) is a city located in Miyazaki, Japan. ...

Districts

Higashimorokata (東諸県郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Aya (綾町; -chou) is a town located in Higashimorokata District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kunitomi (国富町; -chou) is a town located in Higashimorokata District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Higashiusuki (東臼杵郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kadogawa (門川町; -chou) is a town located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Misato ) is a town located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Morotsuka (諸塚村; -son) is a village located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Shiiba (椎葉村; -son) is a village located in Higashiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kitamorokata (北諸県郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Mimata (三股町; -chou) is a town located in Kitamorokata District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Koyu (児湯郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kawaminami (川南町; -chou) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kijō (木城町; -chou) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nishimera (西米良村; -son) is a village located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Shintomi (新富町; -chou) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Takanabe (高鍋町; -chou) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Tsuno (都農町; -chou) is a town located in Koyu District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Minaminaka (南那珂郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kitago (北郷町; Kitagō-chō) is a town located in Minaminaka District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nangō in Miyazaki Prefecture is either Nango Town in Minaminaka District Nango Village in Higashiusuki District This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Miyazaki (宮崎郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Kiyotake (清武町; -chō) is a town located in Miyazaki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nishimorokata (西諸県郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nojiri (野尻町; -chou) is a town located in Nishimorokata District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Takaharu (高原町; -chou) is a town located in Nishimorokata District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Nishiusuki (西臼杵郡; -gun) is a district located in Miyazaki, Japan. ... Gokase (五ヶ瀬町; -chou) is a town located in Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Hinokage (日之影町; -chou) is a town located in Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki, Japan. ... Categories: Towns in Miyazaki Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

Mergers already occurred

  • With the mergers held across Japan, Miyazaki Prefecture is one of the prefectures have only a handful of the new city with a new name (Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Yamagata, and Tottori Prefectures are others).

Sports

The sports teams listed below are based in Miyazaki.


Football (soccer)

Honda Lock S.C. ) are a Japanese football (soccer) club based in Miyazaki, the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture. ... Miyazaki (宮崎市; -shi) is the capital city of Miyazaki Prefecture on Kyushu island of Japan. ...

See also

The Ocean Dome - in Miyazaki, Japan - is known as the worlds largest indoor water park measuring 300 metres in length, 100 metres in width and having a retractable roof. ...

External links

  • Official Miyazaki Prefecture website
  • (Japanese) Official Miyazaki Prefecture website
  • Miyazaki and Vicinity Information from the JNTO
Shadow picture of Miyazaki Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
Cities
Ebino | Hyūga | Kobayashi | Kushima | Miyakonojō | Miyazaki (capital) | Nichinan | Nobeoka | Saito
Districts
Higashimorokata | Higashiusuki | Kitamorokata | Koyu | Minaminaka | Miyazaki | Nishimorokata | Nishiusuki
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

Coordinates: 32°1′N, 131°21′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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MIYAZAKI SHUN-NAVI TOP (294 words)
Miyazaki Prefecture is located in the South Eastern corner of the island of Kyushu (the Southernmost of the four main islands of Japan).
The Western area of the Prefecture is mountainous, consisting of the Kyushu mountain range and the Kirishima volcanic zone, and the Eastern border is the coastline of the Pacific Ocean.
There are many places in Miyazaki that have links to these Gods and their deeds that are mentioned in the ancient myths and legends, and many reminders of this distant past, such as the Saitobaru Burial Mounds still remain today.
Miyazaki Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (322 words)
Miyazaki Prefecture is located on the eastern coast of the island of Kyūshū.
Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Ōita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima Prefectures to the west.
With the mergers held across Japan, Miyazaki Prefecture is one of the prefectures have only a handful of the new city with a new name (Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Yamagata, and Tottori Prefectures are others).
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