A prefecture located in the Northeast Region of Japan, ruled by the Satake Clan from 1602 to the late 1800s.
The northern-most prefecture of the Kanto region of Japan's main island of Honshuu.
Formerly the provinces of Osumi and Satsuma, Kagoshima Prefecture is located at the southwestern tip of Kyuushuu Island.
A prefecture located almost in the center of Japan, its capital, the City of Kyoto, was at one time the capital of Japan]].
A prefecture on the south-western coast of Kyushu Island; its capital is the City of Nagasaki. It has had close ties with foreign cultures for centuries and was a major center for foreign trade. It was also where most Christian missionaries landed during the sixteenth century, and is still the area with the largest concentration of Christians in Japan.
A prefecture on Honshu Island; its capital is the City of Nara. Historically the site of many famous and powerful Buddhist temples.
A prefecture located in the Kantou Region of Japan on the main island of Honshuu which borders Tokyo. It was formerly part of the ancient province of Musashi, which was the largest province in the Kantou and also produced much of the food that fed the region. Its capital is the city of Saitama.
The prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area, and a large number of its residents commute to Tokyo each day from Saitama's cities, which can be described as suburbs of Tokyo.
A prefecture located in the south-western part Honshu island, Japan.
A prefecture located in the south-central region of Honshu Island, Japan.