Ishikawa Prefectur

Ishikawa Prefectur (石川県, Ishikawa-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Chūbu region on Honshū island.[1] The caipital is Kanazawa.[2]

Ishikawa Prefecture

石川県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese石川県
 • RōmajiIshikawa-ken
Official logo of Ishikawa Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Ishikawa Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu
Hokuriku
IslandHonshū
CaipitalKanazawa
Govrenment
 • GovrenorMasanori Tanimoto
Area
 • Total4,185.22 km2 (1,615.92 sq mi)
Area rank35t
Population
 (Februar 1, 2011)
 • Total1,168,929
 • Rank34t
 • Density279.30/km2 (723.4/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-17
Destricts5
Municipalities19
FlouerBlack lily (Fritillaria camtschatcensis)
TreeHiba (Thujopsis dolabrata)
BirdGowden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Websitewww.pref.ishikawa.lg.jp/foreign/en

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chūbu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 126 at Google Books.
  2. Nussbaum, "Kanazawa" in p. 467 at Google Books.