Nagano Prefectur

Nagano Prefectur (長野県, Nagano-ken) is a prefectur o Japan locatit in the Chūbu region o the eilan o Honshu.[1] The caipital is the ceety o Nagano.[2] Due tae the fouth o muntain ranges in this aurie, the land available for fowk stayin is relatively leemitit.

Nagano Prefecture

長野県
Japanese transcription(s)
 • Japanese長野県
 • RōmajiNagano-ken
Official logo of Nagano Prefecture
Seembol
Location of Nagano Prefecture
KintraJapan
RegionChūbu
IslandHonshu
CaipitalNagano
Govrenment
 • GovrenorShuichi Abe
Area
 • Total13,585.22 km2 (5,245.28 sq mi)
Area rank4t
Population
 (February 1, 2011)
 • Total2,148,425
 • Rank16t
 • Density158.14/km2 (409.6/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeJP-20
Destricts14
Municipalities77
TreeWhite birk (Betula platyphylla var. japonica)
BirdRock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nagano prefecture" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 682 at Google Books; "Chūbu" at p. 126 at Google Books
  2. Nussbaum, "Nagano" at p. 682 at Google Books