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Wikipedia: Chiba Prefecture
Chiba Prefecture
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Chiba prefecture (千葉県; Chiba-ken) is located on the east side of the main Honshu island, Japan. The capital is Chiba city. This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.

 
Chiba prefecture (千葉県)

Chiba prefectural symbol
CapitalChiba
Region:Kanto
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 27th
5,156.15 km²
0.8%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 6th
6,006,185
1,165/km²
Districts:9
Municipalities:80
ISO 3166-2:JP-12
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Rape blossom
(Brassica rapa var. amplexicaulis)
Pref. Tree:Chinese black pine
(Podocarpus macrophyllus)
Pref. Bird:Hoojiro
(Emberiza cioides)

History

Geography

Cities

Districts

  • Awa
    • Amatsukominato
    • Awagun
    • Chikura
    • Kyonan
    • Maruyama
    • Miyoshi
    • Shirahama
    • Tomiura
    • Tomiyama
    • Wada
  • Chosei
    • Chounan
    • Chosei
    • Choseigun
    • Ichinomiya
    • Mutsuzawa
    • Nagara
    • Shirako
  • Higashikatsushika
    • Shounan
  • Inba
    • Inba
    • Inbagun
    • Motono
    • Sakae
    • Shisui
  • Isumi
    • Isumi
    • Isumigun
    • Misaki
    • Onjuku
    • Ohara
    • Otaki
  • Kaijo
    • Iioka
    • Kaijogun
    • Unakami
  • Katori
    • Hikata
    • Katorigun
    • Kozaki
    • Kurimoto
    • Omigawa
    • Shimofusa
    • Taiei
    • Tako
    • Tonosho
    • Yamada
  • Sanbu
    • Hasunuma
    • Kujukuri
    • Matsuo
    • Naruto
    • Oamishirasato
    • Sanbu
    • Sanbugun
    • Shibayama
    • Yokoshiba
  • Sosa
    • Hikari
    • Nosaka
    • Sosagun

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Most Tokyo-bound visitors land in New Tokyo International Airport which is situated in Narita in the north of the prefecture. Direct access to Tokyo is provided by the JR Narita Express or the private Keisei Line.

Prefectural symbols

Chiba's Meibutsu (名物 lit: famous thing) is peanuts. Most of Japan's peanuts are harvested here and are also processed into peanut oils.

Miscellaneous topics

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