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Toyama Prefecture

Toyama Prefecture
Prefecture information
Japanese nameToyama-ken
CapitalToyama City
RegionChūbu, Hokuriku
GovernorTakakazu Ishii
Area4247.22 km2 (33rd)
% water0.1
Population1104239 (38th) (Estimated as of February 1, 2008)

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|} is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Toyama.

Toyama is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, and has the industrial advantage of cheap electricity due to abundant water resources.

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