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Hyōgo Prefectur (兵庫県, Hyōgo-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Kansai region on Honshu island.[1] The caipital is Kobe.[2]

Hyōgo Prefecture
兵庫県
Prefectur
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese 兵庫県
 • Rōmaji Hyōgo-ken
Offeecial logo o Hyōgo Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Hyōgo Prefecture
Kintra Japan
Region Kansai
Island Honshu
Caipital Kobe
Govrenment
 • Govrenor Toshizo Ido
Aurie
 • Total 8,396.13 km2 (3,241.76 sq mi)
Aurie rank 12th
Population (November 1, 2011)
 • Tot 5,582,978
 • Rank 7th
 • Density 660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code JP-28
Destricts 8
Municipalities 41
Flouer Nojigiku (Chrysanthemum japonense)
Tree Camphor tree (Cinnamomum camphora)
Bird Oriental White Stork (Ciconia boyciana)
Wabsteid web.pref.hyogo.lg.jp/fl/english/

The prefecture's name wis previously alternately spelt as Hiogo.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hyōgo prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 363-365 at Google Books; "Kansai" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 477 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Kobe" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 537 at Google Books.

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