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Wikipedia: Oita Prefecture
Oita Prefecture
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Ōita prefecture (大分県; Ōita-ken) is located on Kyushu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Oita.

 
Oita prefecture (大分県)

Oita prefectural symbol
CapitalOita
Region:Kyushu
Island:Kyushu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 24th
5,804.24 km²
0.7%
Population
 - Total (2000)
 - Density
Ranked 34th
1,221,128
210/km²
Districts:12
Municipalities:58
ISO 3166-2:JP-44
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Bungoume blossom
(Prunus mume var. bungo)
Pref. Tree:Bungoume tree
(Prunus mume var. bungo)
Pref. Bird:Japanese white-eye
(Zosterops japonica)

History

After the Meiji Restoration, Bungo and southern Buzen provinces were combined to form Oita prefecture.

Geography

Oita prefecture is located on the north-eastern coast of the island of Kyushu. Surrounded by the Suo Channel between Honshu island to the north, the Iyo Channel between Shikoku island to the east, it is bordered by Miyazaki prefecture to the south, and Fukuoka and Kumamoto prefectures to the west.

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