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Wikipedia: Tochigi Prefecture
Tochigi Prefecture
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Tochigi prefecture (栃木県; Tochigi-ken) is a located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Utsunomiya. Utsonomiya is famous amongst others for their many delicious "gyoza" specialist shops.

One of the most famous tourist attraction of Japan, Nikko (old temples) is in this prefecture. (approximately one hour train ride from Tokyo)

Other famous parts of Tochigi indclude a region called Nasu in Tochigi known for onsens and local sake and ski resorts.

Major cities / shinkanzen stations in Tochigi include Utsonomiya and Nasushiobara.

 
Tochigi prefecture (栃木県)

Tochigi prefectural symbol
CapitalUtsunomiya
Region:Kanto
Island:Honshu
Area
 - Total
 - % water
Ranked 20th
6,408.28 km²
0.2%
Population
 - Total (Jan 1, 2003)
 - Density
Ranked 20th
2,011,313
314/km²
Districts:7
Municipalities:49
ISO 3166-2:JP-09
Symbols
Pref. Flower:Yashio tsutsuji
Pref. Tree:Japanese horse chestnut
(Aesculus turbinata)
Pref. Bird:Blue-and-white flycatcher
(Cyanoptila cyanomelana)

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