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Miyazaki Prefecture
Japanese: 宮崎県
Miyazaki-ken
Map of Japan with Miyazaki highlighted
Capital Miyazaki
Region Kyūshū
Island Kyūshū
Governor Hideo Higashikokubaru
Area (rank) 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 http://www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp/ [1]
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Hamayu (Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)
 - Tree Phoenix palm (Phoenix canariensis)
 - Bird Ijima copper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii ijimae)
 - Fish {{{Fish}}}
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Template ■ Discussion ■ WikiProject Japan
Map of Miyazaki Prefecture.

Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県 Miyazaki-ken ?) is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyūshū. The capital is the city of Miyazaki.

Contents

History

Historically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyūga Province was renamed Miyazaki Prefecture. See Abolition of the han system article for detailed discussion.

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. It is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster is found.[1]

Region

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

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Cities

Districts

Mergers

With the mergers held across Japan, Miyazaki Prefecture is one of the prefectures which has only a handful of new cities with new names (Tokyo, Osaka, Kanagawa, Yamagata, and Tottori Prefectures are others).

Gallery

Sports

The sports teams listed below are based in Miyazaki.

Football (soccer)

Transportation

Train

Bus

  • Miyazaki Kōtsu

See also

References

  1. ^ Nagao H, Kurogi S, Kiyota E, Sasatomi K. (2009). "Kumanasamuha geaster sp. nov., an anamorph of Chorioactis geaster from Japan". Mycologia 101 (6): 871–877. doi:10.3852/08-121. PMID 19927753.  

External links

Coordinates: 32°1′N 131°21′E / 32.017°N 131.35°E / 32.017; 131.35


Simple English

Miyazaki Prefecture
Japanese: 宮崎県
Miyazaki-ken
[[Image:|250px|Map of Japan with Miyazaki highlighted]]
Capital Miyazaki
Region Kyūshū
Island Kyūshū
Governor Hideo Higashikokubaru
Area (rank) 6.684.67 km² (19th)
 - % water 0.3%
Population  (December 1, 2010)
 - Population 1,128,412 (37th)
 - Density 168.81 /km²
Districts 8
Municipalities 30
ISO 3166-2 JP-45
Website www.pref.miyazaki.lg.jp
Prefectural Symbols
 - Flower Hamayu (Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)
 - Tree Phoenix palm (Phoenix canariensis)
 - Bird Ijima copper pheasant
 - Fish {{{Fish}}}
File:Flag of Miyazaki
Symbol of Miyazaki Prefecture
Template ■ Discussion

Miyazaki is one of the prefectures in Kyūshū area in Japan. Its capital is Miyazaki.

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History

Historically, after the Meiji Restoration, Hyūga Province was renamed Miyazaki Prefecture. See Abolition of the han system article for detailed discussion.

In May 2010 the Governor declared a state of emergency because of foot and mouth disease.[1]

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. It is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster is found.[1]

Region

The following is a list of Miyazaki Prefecture's cities, and its administrative districts with their constituent towns and villages:

cities

  • Ebino
  • Hyūga
  • Kobayashi
  • Kushima
  • Miyakonojō
  • Miyazaki(capital)
  • Nichinan
  • Nobeoka
  • Saito

Districts

  • Higashimorokata District
    • Aya
    • Kunitomi
  • Higashiusuki District
    • Kadogawa
    • Misato
    • Morotsuka
    • Shība
  • Kitamorokata District
    • Mimata
  • Koyu District
    • Kawaminami
    • Kijō
    • Nishimera
    • Shintomi
    • Takanabe
    • Tsuno
  • Nishimorokata District
    • Takaharu
  • Nishiusuki District
    • Gokase
    • Hinokage
    • Takachiho

References

  1. Nagao H, Kurogi S, Kiyota E, Sasatomi K. (2009). [Expression error: Unexpected < operator "Kumanasamuha geaster sp. nov., an anamorph of Chorioactis geaster from Japan"]. Mycologia 101 (6): 871–877. doi:10.3852/08-121. PMID 19927753. 


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