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Japan is subdivided into in 47 administrative divisions, the Japanese Prefectures.
In the list below they are listed in geographical order from north to south.
On the top of the list the Prefectures are indexed in alphabetical order to navigate to the entry on this page. There you will find Prefecture links leading you to the official sites of the Prefectural Governments and the Prefecture's Capital Cities. Additional you will find official tourism sites of the divisions.

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Aichi | Akita | Aomori | Chiba | Ehime | Fukui | Fukuoka | Fukushima | Gifu | Gunma | Hiroshima | Hokkaido | Hyogo | Ibaraki | Ishikawa | Iwate | Kagawa | Kagoshima | Kanagawa | Kochi | Kumamoto | Kyoto | Mie | Miyagi | Miyazaki | Nagano | Nagasaki | Nara | Niigata | Oita | Okayama | Okinawa | Osaka | Saga | Saitama | Shiga | Shimane | Shizuoka | Tochigi | Tokushima | Tokyo | Tottori | Toyama | Wakayama | Yamagata | Yamaguchi | Yamanashi
Symbol Prefecture
  Capital City
  Region: Hokkaido, Hokkaido district    
Hokkaido Prefecture

Hokkaido Prefecture
Official site of the Hokkaido Prefecture.

Charm of Hokkaido
Site of tourism and travel in Hokkaido.
The city of Sapporo.
  Region: Tohoku, Tohoku district    
Aomori Prefecture

Aomori Prefectural Government
Official site of the Aomori Prefectural Government.

Aomori cultural sightseeing guide
Tourism and culture of Aomori.
  Aomori City
Iwate Prefecture Iwate Prefecture
Official site of the Iwate Prefecture.
Miyagi Prefecture Miyagi
Official site of the Miyagi Prefecture.
  Sendai City
Akita Prefecture Akita
Official site of the Akita Prefecture.
Yamagata Prefecture Yamagata
Official site of the Province of Dewa Yutorito Yamagata.

Yamagagata Info - Yamagata Tourism Information.

The city of Yamagata (in Japanese).
Fukushima Prefecture Fukushima Prefecture
Official site of the Government of the Prefecture of Fukushima.
  Region: Kanto, Kanto district    
Tokyo Prefecture Tokyo
Site of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ibaraki Prefecture Ibaraki Prefecture
The official site of Ibaraki Prefecture provides also tourist information.
Tochigi Prefecture Tochigi Prefecture
Official site of the Tochigi Prefecture.
  Utsunomiya City
Capital city of Tochigi.
Gunma Prefecture Gunma Prefecture
Official site of the Gunma Prefecture
Maebashi city.
Saitama Prefecture Saitama Prefecture
Official site of the Saitama Prefecture Government.
Chiba Prefecture Chiba Prefecture
Official site of the Chiba Prefecture.

Chiba Tourism
Chiba travel and tourism information.
  Chiba City
Chiba city.
Kanagawa Prefecture Kanagawa Prefecture
Kanagawa Prefecture.

Kanagawa Prefecture Tourist Association
Travel and tourism information on Kanagawa.
City of Yokohama.
Yamanashi Prefecture Yamanashi Prefectural Government
Official site of the Yamanashi Prefectural Government
Capital of Yamanashi Prefecture.
Nagano Prefecture Nagano Prefecture
Official site of the Nagano Prefectural Government.
  Nagano City
The city of Nagano.
  Region: Chubu, Hokuriku district and Tokai district    
Niigata Prefecture Symbol Niigata Prefecture
The site of the Niigata Prefecture Office, provides also travel and tourism information on Niigata.
Niigata City.
Toyama Prefecture Toyama Prefecture
Official site of the Toyama Prefecture.
The city of Toyama.
Ishikawa Prefecture Ishikawa Prefecture
Site of the Ishikawa Prefectural Government.
The city of Kanazawa, capital of the Ishikawa Prefecture.
Fukui Prefecture Fukui Prefecture
Official site of Fukui Prefecture.
  Fukui City
Capital of Fukui Prefecture.
Gifu Prefecture Gifu Prefecture
Site of Gifu Prefectural Government.

Gifu Sightseeing Information
Official Gifu tour guide.

Living in Gifu Guidebook
The guidebook contains important information concerning living in Japan.

Hotsprings at Okuhida Spa Village (in Japanese.)

Hida-Takayama has preserved the feeling of a castle town, famous for its festivals.

EXPO 2005 Aichi
The 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan.
The City of Gifu.

Gifu Convention and Visitors Bureau
Tourism information on Gifu.
Shizuoka Prefecture Shizuoka Prefecture
Official site of the Shizuoka Prefecture.

Shizuoka Guide
Official tourist guide to Shizuoka.
The City of Shizuoka includes the city guidebook.
Aichi Prefecture Symbol Aichi Prefecture
Official site of Aichi Prefecture.
Nagoya City.
Mie Prefecture Mie Prefecture
Mie Prefecture's official internet site.

Mie Tourism Guide
Travel and tourism information about Mie.
Tsu, the capital city of Mie.
  Region: Kinki (Kansai), Kinki district    
Osaka Prefecture Osaka Prefecture
Official site of the Osaka Prefectural Government.
  Osaka City
Information on the city of Osaka.
Kyoto Prefecture Kyoto Prefecture
Official site of the Kyoto Prefecture.
  Kyoto City
Kyoto , capital city of Kyoto Prefecture.
Shiga Prefecture Shiga Prefecture
Site of the Shiga Prefectural Government.
The city of Otsu.
Hyogo Prefecture Hyogo Prefecture
Hyogo Prefectural Government.
Capital of Hyogo Prefecture.
Nara Prefecture Nara Prefecture
Official site of the Nara Prefecture.
Nara city.
Wakayama Prefecture Wakayama Prefecture
Official site of the Wakayama Prefecture
  Wakayama City
Capital of Wakayama Prefecture.
  Region: Chugoku, Chugoku district    
Tottori Prefecture Tottori Prefecture
Site of the Tottori Prefecture.
The city of Tottori.
Shimane Prefecture Shimane Prefecture
Official site of the Shimane Prefectural Government.
The city of Matsue.
Okayama Prefecture Okayama Prefecture
Official site of the Okayama Prefecture.
  Okayama City
The city of Okayama
Hiroshima Prefecture Hiroshima Prefecture
Official site of the Hiroshima Prefecture
  Hiroshima City
The city of Hiroshima.
Yamaguchi Prefecture Yamaguchi Prefecture
Official site of the Yamaguchi Prefecture
  Yamaguchi City
The city of Yamaguchi.
  Region: Shikoku, Shikoku district    
Tokushima Prefecture Tokushima Prefecture
Official site of the Tokushima Prefecture.
Capital of Tokushima Prefecture.
Kagawa Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture
Official site of the Kagawa Prefecture.
The city of Takamatsu.
Ehime Prefecture Ehime Prefecture
Official site of the Ehime Prefectural Government.
The city of Matsuyama.
Kochi Prefecture Kochi Prefecture
Kochi Prefectural Government.
The city of Kochi
  Region: Kyushu, Kyushu district    
Fukuoka Prefecture Fukuoka Prefecture
Official site of the Fukuoka Prefecture.

Fukuoka Now
Fukuoka related portal site with news, event calendar. etc..
  Fukuoka City
The Official website of the city of Fukuoka.
Saga Prefecture Saga Prefecture
Site of the Saga Prefectural Government.
The city of Saga-shi.
Nagasaki Prefecture Nagasaki Prefecture
Official site of the Nagasaki Prefecture.

Nagasaki Prefectural Tourist Federation
Travel and tourism information on Nagasaki.
The city of Nagasaki.
Kumamoto Prefecture Kumamoto Prefecture
Official site of the Kumamoto Prefecture.
The city of Kumamoto.
Oita Prefecture Oita Prefecture
Official site of the Oita Prefecture.

Oita Prefecture Tourism
Travel in Oita Prefecture.
  Oita City
The city of Oita
Miyazaki Prefecture Miyazaki Prefecture
Official site of the Miyazaki Prefecture.
  Miyazaki City
The city of Miyazaki.
Kagoshima Prefecture Kagoshima Prefecture
The official site of Kagoshima Prefecture, provides comprehensive information about the Prefecture.
The city of Kagoshima
  Region: Ryukyu, Okinawa district    
Okinawa Prefecture Okinawa Prefecture
Official site of the Okinawa Prefecture.
The city of Naha.

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