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Encyclopedia > Tokushima Prefecture
Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県 Tokushima-ken)
Map of Japan with Tokushima highlighted
Capital Tokushima (city)
Region Shikoku
Island Shikoku
Governor Kamon Iizumi
Area 4,144.95 km² (36th)
 - % water 1.5%
Population  (October 1, 2001)
 - Population 824,108 (44th)
 - Density 199 /km²
Districts 8
Municipalities 24
ISO 3166-2 JP-36
Website www1.ourtokushima.net/
english/index_e.html
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Sudachi (Citrus sudachi)
 - Tree Yamamomo (Myrica rubra)
 - Bird White heron
Symbol of Tokushima Prefecture
Symbol of Tokushima Prefecture

Tokushima Prefecture (徳島県 Tokushima-ken?) is located on Shikoku island, Japan. The capital is the city of Tokushima. Image File history File links Small map of Tokushima prefecture Map outline from public domain maps at http://aoki2. ... , Tokushima (徳島市; -shi) is the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island of Japan. ... Map of the regions of Japan. ... Shikoku (四国, four provinces) is the smallest and least populous of the four main islands of Japan. ... The four main islands of Japan are: Hokkaido Honshu Kyushu Shikoku Okinawa is the fifth largest island except the disputed northern territories, and is the smallest island which has a prefectural capital. ... This article is about the island. ... 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. ... October 1 is the 274th day of the year (275th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday 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. ... Sudachi (すだち or スダチ)is a small, round, green citrus fruit that is relatively unknown to the world except in Japan. ... Binomial name Myrica rubra Siebold & Zucc. ... Genera See text. ... Image File history File links Tokushima prefectural symbol (source: ja. ... This article is about the island. ... , Tokushima (徳島市; -shi) is the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island of Japan. ...

Contents

History

Geography

Map of Tokushima Prefecture.
Map of Tokushima Prefecture.

Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 500 pixel Image in higher resolution (1281 × 801 pixel, file size: 36 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 500 pixel Image in higher resolution (1281 × 801 pixel, file size: 36 KB, MIME type: image/png) Map of Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. ...

Cities

Eight cities are located in Tokushima Prefecture:

Anan (阿南市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Awa (阿波町; -cho) is a town located in Awa District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Komatsushima (小松島市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Mima (美馬町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好町; Miyoshi-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Naruto (鳴門市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ... , Tokushima (徳島市; -shi) is the capital city of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku island of Japan. ... Yoshinogawa (吉野川市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ...

Towns and villages

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. ...

Aizumiǂ
Itanoǂ
Kamiitaǂ
Kitajimaǂ
Matsushigeǂ
Kaiyo
Minami
Mugi
Kamikatsu
Katsura
Tsurugi
Higashimiyoshi
Sanagouchi
Ishii
Kamiyama
Naka

ǂ Scheduled to be dissolved following mergers. Itano (板野郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Aizumi (藍住町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Itano (板野町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kamiita (上板町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kitajima (北島町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Matsushige (松茂町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kaifu (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Mugi (牟岐町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Katsūra (勝浦郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Kamikatsu (上勝町; -cho) is a town located in Katsūra District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Katsura (勝浦町; -cho) is a town located in Katsūra District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Mima (美馬郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Tsurugi ) is a town in Mima District, Tokushima Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku in Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好郡; Miyoshi-gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Myōdō (名東郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Sanagouchi (佐那河内村; -son) is a village located in Myōdō District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Myōzai (名西郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Ishii (石井町; -cho) is a town located in Myōzai District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kamiyama (神山町; -cho) is a town located in Myōzai District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Naka (那賀郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ...


Mergers

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. ... Kamojima (鴨島町; -cho) is a town located in Oe District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kawashima (川島町; -cho) was a town located in the former Oe District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Yamakawa (山川町; -cho) is a town located in Oe District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Misato (美郷村; -son) is a village located in Oe District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Yoshinogawa (吉野川市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Oe (麻植郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, 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. ... Anabuki (穴吹町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Mima (美馬町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Waki (脇町; -machi) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Koyadaira (木屋平村; -son) is a village located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Mima (美馬町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, 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. ... Handa (半田町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Sadamitsu (貞光町; -cho) is a town located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Ichiu (一宇村; -son) is a village located in Mima District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Tsurugi ) is a town in Mima District, Tokushima Prefecture, on the island of Shikoku in 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. ... Aioi (相生町; -cho) is a town located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Wajiki (鷲敷町; -cho) is a town located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kaminaka (上那賀町; -cho) is a town located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kisawa (木沢村; -son) is a village located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kito (木頭村; -son) is a village located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Awa (阿波町; -cho) is a town located in Awa District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Ichiba (市場町; -cho) is a town located in Awa District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Donari (土成町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Yoshino (吉野町; -cho) is a town located in Itano District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Awa (阿波町; -cho) is a town located in Awa District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Awa (阿波郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Mino (三野町; Mino-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Ikeda (池田町; Ikeda-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Ikawa (井川町; Ikawa-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Yamashiro (山城町; Yamashiro-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Higashiiyayama (東祖谷山村; Higashiiyayama-son) is a village located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Nishiiyayama (西祖谷山村; Nishiiyayama-son) is a village located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好郡; Miyoshi-gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好町; Miyoshi-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Miyoshi (三好町; Miyoshi-chō) was a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan. ... Mikamo (三加茂町; Mikamo-chō) is a town located in Miyoshi District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Miyoshi (三好郡; Miyoshi-gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... March 20 is the 79th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (80th in leap years). ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Nakagawa (那賀川町; -cho) is a town located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Hanoura (羽ノ浦町; -cho) is a town located in Naka District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Naka (那賀郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Anan (阿南市; -shi) is a city located in Tokushima, Japan. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Kainan (海南町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kaifu (海部町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Shishikui (宍喰町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kaifu (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... March 31 is the 90th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (91st in leap years), with 275 days remaining. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Hiwasa (日和佐町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Yuki (由岐町; -cho) is a town located in Kaifu District, Tokushima, Japan. ... Kaifu (海部郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ...

Future mergers

  • All municipalities within Itano District has scheduled to merge into one city. Itano District will dissolve if the merger is successful.[1]

Itano (板野郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ... Itano (板野郡; -gun) is a district located in Tokushima, Japan. ...

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Sports

The sports teams listed below are based in Tokushima.


Football (soccer)

Baseball (NOT BASKETBALL)
Tokushima VORTIS (Japanese: 徳島ヴォルティス) is a Japanese professional soccer (football) club, currently playing in the J-league Division 2. ...

Logo and Character The Tokushima Indigo Socks ) are a semi-professional baseball team in the Shikoku Island League of Japan. ...

Tourism

Naruto strait, view from Awaji, with flow from the right The Naruto whirlpool is a tidal whirlpool in the Naruto strait, a channel between Naruto in Tokushima and Awaji Island in Hyogo, Japan. ... A vine bridge in Oku-Iya. ...

Prefectural symbols

Tokushima's prefectural symbol is a stylized combination of the hiragana for to and ku, the first two characters in the hiragana spelling of the prefecture's name. Japanese writing Kanji Kana Hiragana Katakana Hentaigana Manyōgana Uses Furigana Okurigana Rōmaji Hiragana ) are a Japanese syllabary, one component of the Japanese writing system, along with katakana and kanji; the Latin alphabet is also used in some cases. ...


Miscellaneous topics

Awa Dance Festival (Awa Odori 阿波踊り) is held in the Tokushima city area every year in the time of Bon festival, Bon Odori. ...

External links

Tokushima Prefecture travel guide from Wikitravel Wikitravel is a project to create an open content, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide. ...

  • English language pages of the official Tokushima Prefecture website
Shadow picture of Tokushima Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
Symbol of Tokushima Prefecture
Cities
Anan | Awa | Komatsushima | Mima | Miyoshi | Naruto | Tokushima (capital) | Yoshinogawa
Districts
Itano | Kaifu | Katsura | Mima | Miyoshi | Myodo | Myozai | Naka
  See also: Towns and villages by district edit

Coordinates: 34°2′N 134°26′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Official Tokushima Prefecture homepage (http://www1.pref.tokushima.jp/english/index_e.html) - LEGACY URL
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