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Hiroshima Prefectur (広島県, Hiroshima-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Chūgoku region on Honshu island.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Hiroshima.[2] It haes a population o aroond 2.9 million.

Hiroshima Prefecture

広島県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese広島県
 • RōmajiHiroshima-ken
Offeecial logo o Hiroshima Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Hiroshima Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūgoku
IslandHonshu
CaipitalHiroshima
Govrenment
 • GovrenorHidehiko Yuzaki (since November 2009)
Area
 • Total8,476.95 km2 (3,272.97 sq mi)
Aurie rank11t
Population
 (Mairch 1, 2011)
 • Tot2,857,990
 • Rank12t
 • Density337.15/km2 (873.2/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-34
Destricts5
Municipalities23
TreeJapanese maple (Acer palmatum)
BirdReid-throated diver (Gavia stellata)
Wabsteidpref.hiroshima.lg.jp

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hiroshima-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 320 at Google Books; "Chūgoku" at pp. 127 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Hiroshima" at pp. 319-320 at Google Books.