Hyōgo Prefecture

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Hyōgo Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region on Honshu island.wikipedia
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Tajima Province

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Present-day Hyōgo Prefecture includes the former provinces of Harima, Tajima, Awaji, and parts of Tanba and Settsu.
Tajima Province was an old province of Japan in the area that is today northern Hyōgo Prefecture.

Himeji Castle

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Himeji Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is in the city of Himeji.
Himeji Castle is a hilltop Japanese castle complex situated in the city of Himeji which is located in the Hyōgo Prefecture of Japan.

Harima Province

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Present-day Hyōgo Prefecture includes the former provinces of Harima, Tajima, Awaji, and parts of Tanba and Settsu.
Harima Province or Banshū was a province of Japan in the part of Honshū that is the southwestern part of present-day Hyōgo Prefecture.

Takarazuka, Hyōgo

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Southern Hyōgo Prefecture was severely devastated by the 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995, which destroyed major parts of Kobe and Awaji, as well as Takarazuka and neighboring Osaka Prefecture, killing nearly 6,500 people.
Takarazuka is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Great Hanshin earthquake

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Southern Hyōgo Prefecture was severely devastated by the 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995, which destroyed major parts of Kobe and Awaji, as well as Takarazuka and neighboring Osaka Prefecture, killing nearly 6,500 people.
The Great Hanshin earthquake, or Kobe earthquake, occurred on January 17, 1995 at 05:46:53 JST (January 16 at 20:46:53 UTC) in the southern part of Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, including the region known as Hanshin.

Settsu Province

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Present-day Hyōgo Prefecture includes the former provinces of Harima, Tajima, Awaji, and parts of Tanba and Settsu.
Settsu Province was a province of Japan, which today comprises the southeastern part of Hyōgo Prefecture and the northern part of Osaka Prefecture.

Tanba Province

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Present-day Hyōgo Prefecture includes the former provinces of Harima, Tajima, Awaji, and parts of Tanba and Settsu.
The ambit of its borders encompassed both the central part of modern Kyōto Prefecture and the east-central part of Hyōgo Prefecture.

Awaji Island

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On Awaji Island, Hyōgo borders the Pacific Ocean coastline in the Kii Channel.
Awaji Island is an island in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, in the eastern part of the Seto Inland Sea between the islands of Honshū and Shikoku.

Keihanshin

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Most of Hyōgo's population lives on the southern coast, which is part of the Osaka-Kobe-Kyoto metropolitan area.
Keihanshin is a metropolitan region in the Kansai region of Japan encompassing the metropolitan areas of the cities of Kyoto in Kyoto Prefecture, Osaka in Osaka Prefecture and Kobe in Hyōgo Prefecture.

Awaji, Hyōgo

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Southern Hyōgo Prefecture was severely devastated by the 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995, which destroyed major parts of Kobe and Awaji, as well as Takarazuka and neighboring Osaka Prefecture, killing nearly 6,500 people.
Awaji is a city located on Awaji Island in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Seto Inland Sea

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Hyōgo has coastlines on two seas: to the north, the Sea of Japan, to the south, the Seto Inland Sea.
Yamaguchi, Hiroshima, Okayama, Hyōgo, Osaka, Wakayama, Kagawa, Ehime, Tokushima, Fukuoka, and Ōita prefectures all have coastlines on the Seto Inland Sea; the cities of Hiroshima, Iwakuni, Takamatsu, and Matsuyama are also located on it.

Okayama Prefecture

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Hyōgo borders on Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture.
Okayama Prefecture borders Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, and Hiroshima Prefecture.

Tottori Prefecture

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Hyōgo borders on Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture.
Tottori Prefecture borders Shimane Prefecture to the west, Hiroshima Prefecture to the southwest, Okayama Prefecture to the south, and Hyogo Prefecture to the east.

Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park

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As of March 31, 2008, 20% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Sanin Kaigan and Setonaikai National Parks; Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park; and Asago Gunzan, Harima Chūbu Kyūryō, Inagawa Keikoku, Izushi-Itoi, Kasagatayama-Sengamine, Kiyomizu-Tōjōko-Tachikui, Onzui-Chikusa, Seiban Kyūryō, Seppiko-Mineyama, Tajima Sangaku, and Taki Renzan Prefectural Natural Parks.
Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen is a Quasi-National Park in Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, and Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

Akashi, Hyōgo

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Akashi is a city located in southern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, on the Seto Inland Sea west of Kobe.

Osaka Prefecture

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Southern Hyōgo Prefecture was severely devastated by the 6.9 Mw Great Hanshin earthquake of 1995, which destroyed major parts of Kobe and Awaji, as well as Takarazuka and neighboring Osaka Prefecture, killing nearly 6,500 people. Hyōgo borders on Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture.
Osaka Prefecture neighbors the prefectures of Hyōgo and Kyoto in the north, Nara in the east and Wakayama in the south.

Akō, Hyōgo

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The city of Akō and the only town in Akō District (Kamigōri), were scheduled to merge and the city would still retain the name Akō.
Akō is a city located in southwestern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Shikoku

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Awaji is an island that separates the Inland Sea and Osaka Bay, lying between Honshu and Shikoku.
Across the Seto Inland Sea lie Wakayama, Osaka, Hyōgo, Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Prefectures on Honshu.

Himeji

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Himeji is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture in the Kansai region of Japan.

Kyoto Prefecture

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Hyōgo borders on Osaka Prefecture, Kyoto Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture and Okayama Prefecture.
To its west is Hyōgo Prefecture.

Asago, Hyōgo

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Asago is a city located in northern Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Itami, Hyōgo

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Itami is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Sanin Kaigan National Park

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As of March 31, 2008, 20% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Sanin Kaigan and Setonaikai National Parks; Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park; and Asago Gunzan, Harima Chūbu Kyūryō, Inagawa Keikoku, Izushi-Itoi, Kasagatayama-Sengamine, Kiyomizu-Tōjōko-Tachikui, Onzui-Chikusa, Seiban Kyūryō, Seppiko-Mineyama, Tajima Sangaku, and Taki Renzan Prefectural Natural Parks.
Sanin Kaigan National Park is a National Park in Tottori, Hyōgo, and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan.

Ashiya, Hyōgo

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Ashiya is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, between the cities of Nishinomiya and Kobe.

Kawanishi, Hyōgo

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Kawanishi is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture in the northwestern part of the Kansai region of Japan, about 5 km north of Osaka Itami Airport.