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Wikipedia: Aomori Prefecture
Aomori Prefecture
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Aomori prefecture (青森県; Aomori-ken) is located in the Tohoku region of Japan. The capital is the city of Aomori.

 

Aomori prefecture (青森県)

Aomori prefectural symbol
CapitalAomori
Region:Tohoku
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 8th
9,606.26 km²
1.2%
Population
 - Total (Oct 1, 2000)
 - Density
Ranked 28th
1,475,728
154/km²
Districts:8
Municipalities:67
ISO 3166-2:JP-02
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Apple blossom
(Malus pumila var. domestica)
Pref. Tree:Cypress
(Thujopsis dolabrata)
Pref. Bird:Bewick's swan
(Cygnus bewickii)

History

Geography

Aomori prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on Honshu and faces Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Strait. It borders Akita and Iwate in the south.

Economy

Demographics

Cities

Districts

  • Kamikita
    • Kamikitagun
    • Noheji
    • Shichinohe
    • Momoishi
    • Towadako
    • Rokunohe
    • Yokohama
    • Kamikita
    • Touhoku
    • Tenmabayashi
    • Shimoda
    • Rokkasho
  • Shimokita
    • Shimokitagun
    • Kawauchi
    • Oohata
    • Ooma
    • Higashidoori
    • Kazamaura
    • Sai
    • Wakinosawa
  • Minamitsugaru
    • Minamitsugarugun
    • Fujisaki
    • Oowani
    • Onoe
    • Namioka
    • Hiraka
    • Tokiwa
    • Inakadate
    • Ikarigaseki
  • Nishitsugaru
    • Nishitsugarugun
    • Ajigasawa
    • Kidukuri
    • Fukaura
    • Morita
    • Iwasaki
    • Kashiwa
    • Inagaki
    • Shariki
  • San'nohe
    • San'nohegun
    • San'nohe
    • Gonohe
    • Takko
    • Nagawa
    • Nanbu
    • Hashikami
    • Fukuchi
    • Nangou
    • Kuraishi
    • Shingou
  • Kitatsugaru
    • Kitatsugarugun
    • Itayanagi
    • Kanagi
    • Nakasato
    • Tsuruta
    • Shiura
    • Kodomari
  • Higashitsugaru
    • Hiranai
    • Kanita
    • Imabetsu
    • Yomogita
    • Tairadate
    • Minmaya
  • Nakatsugaru
    • Nakatsugarugun
    • Iwaki
    • Souma
    • Nishimeya

Culture

Tourism

Aomori is especially famous for its apple orchards.

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

External links

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