Akashima Prefecture

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Akashima Prefecture
赤島県
—  Prefecture  —
Nakamian transcription(s)
 • Nakamian 赤島県
 • Romanji Akashima-ken

Symbol of Akashima Prefecture
Location of Akashima Prefecture in Nakahara
Country Nakahara
Region Tokai
Island Maejima Island
Capital Akashima
Government
 • Governor Shigeyoshi Tsuaki
Area
 • Total 4,182 km2 (1,600 sq mi)
Area rank 37th
Population (2011)
 • Total 8,104,763
 • Rank 4th
 • Density 1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)
Time zone Nakahara National Time (UTC+9)
Flower Sakura
Tree Nakamian Zelkova
Website www.pref.akashima.go.nk/

Akashima Prefecture (赤島県 Akashima Ken?) is a prefecture in the eastern Tokai Region of Nakahara. The capital is the city of Akashima, Nakahara's 4th largest city in term of population.

History

2014 Tokai Earthquake and Tsunami

In July 26 2014, a 9.3 magnitude scale of earthquake hit eastern coast of Nakahara affecting major part of Akashima Prefecture. Akashima prefecture was the most affected area by the earthquake, causing damage more than $206 billions damage in Akashima prefecture alone.

Geography

Akashima prefecture located in the eastern coast of Nakahara. Most population located in Tokai plains which lays in eastern part of prefecture as well as part of Akiya Prefecture and Minamizaki Prefecture. Northwest part of Prefecture consist of mountainous area bordering Akashima with Watase Prefecture.

Climate

Cities and town

Economy

Akashima Prefecture is the central of economy activity on Tokai Region with Akashima city as the largest city of region as well as the central of Greater Akashima Metropolitan area which is Nakahara 3rd largest Metropolitan area.

Transportation

Sports

Demographics

Culture

Sister States