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Toyama Prefecture (富山県 Toyama-ken) is a prefecture of Japan (and later West Japan) located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu 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 from abundant hydroelectric resources. It also contains East Asia’s only known glaciers outside of the Soviet Union, first recognized in 2012. The Toyama Prefecture has a population of 993,816 people.

EconomyEdit

AgricultureEdit

In 2014 Toyama contributed approximately 2.5% of Japan's rice production and makes use of abundant water sources originating from Mount Tate. It also has many fisheries along its Sea of Japan coastline.

EnergyEdit

Kurobe Dam generates electricity for the Kansai Electric Power Company. It is located on the Kurobe River in Toyama Prefecture.

ManufacturingEdit

Toyama is famous for its historical pharmaceutical industry which remains a top manufacturing industry in the prefecture in terms of manufacturing shipment value followed by electronic parts and devices (industrial robots, general machinery, etc.), and metal products (aluminum, copper etc.) manufacturing.

GeographyEdit

Toyama Prefecture is bordered by Ishikawa Prefecture to the west, Gifu to the south, East Japan's Chubu Province to east and Sea of Japan to the north.

As of April 1st, 2012, 30% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Chūbu-Sangaku and Hakusan National Parks; Noto Hantō Quasi-National Park; and six Prefectural Natural Parks.

Cities and TownsEdit

CitiesEdit

  • Himi
  • Imizu
  • Kurobe
  • Namerikawa
  • Nanto

  • Oyabe
  • Takaoka
  • Tonami
  • Toyama (capital)
  • Uozu

TownsEdit

  • Nakaniikawa District
    • Funahashi
    • Kamiichi
    • Tateyama

  • Shimoniikawa District
    • Asahi
    • Nyūzen

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