Hyōgo Prefecture

Himeji Castle in Himeji, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Map of Hyogo Prefecture with former provincial boundaries and current prefectural offices.
1.Kobe city (divided between Harima and Settsu)
2.Settsu (Hanshin South office)
3.Settsu (Hanshin North office)
4.Harima East office
5.Harima North office
6.Harima Central office
7.Harima West office
9.Tanba office
8.Tajima office
10.Awaji office Areas beyond Harima West belonged to Mimasaka (north) and Bizen (south)
Kobe Port
Kyocera Dome Osaka.
Dekansho Bon Dancing Festival
Castle Festival in Himeji
Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park (Mt. Hyonosen view from Yabu)
Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park (Torokawataira in Kami)
Sanin Kaigan National Park (Takeno Beach in Toyooka)
Sanin Kaigan National Park (Tajima-mihonoura of Sanin Coast in Shinonsen)
Jōdo-ji in Ono
Ichijo-ji in Kasai
Kakurin-ji in Kakogawa
Kitano-chō Yamamoto-dōri
Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art in Kobe.
Kobe City Museum in Kobe.
KOSETSU Museum of Art in Kobe.
Himeji City Museum of Art in Himeji.
Asago Art Village in Asago.
Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka.
Arima Onsen, Kobe
Million-dollar view, Kobe
Harborland – Meriken Park area in Kobe
Awaji Yumebutai in Awaji
Kuchiganaya in Asago
Kinosaki Onsen
Yumura Onsen
Tonomine highland in Kamikawa
Toyooka Stork Park
Takeda Castle

Prefecture of Japan located in the Kansai region of Honshu.

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Kobe Municipal Subway

Kobe Municipal Subway Logo
Kobe Municipal Subway 3000 trainset (Seishin-Yamate Line)

The Kobe Municipal Subway (神戸市営地下鉄) is a rapid transit system in Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.


Inside the SPring-8 facility.

SPring-8 (an acronym of Super Photon Ring – 8 GeV) is a synchrotron radiation facility located in Sayo Town, Sayo District, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan, which is the main facility of Harima Science Garden City.

Western Australia

State occupying the western percent of the land area of Australia excluding external territories.

Map first drawn in 1618 by Hessel Gerritsz showing the charted coast of Australia. Chartings after 1618, for example by François Thijssen in 1627, were added to the engraved plate between 1628 and 1632.
Melchisédech Thévenot's Hollandia Nova—Terre Australe in his travel anthology (Relations de divers voyages curieux) published in 1664, and which seems to be a copy of Archipelagus Orientalis sive Asiaticus by Joan Blaeu in the Atlas of the Great Elector (Atlas des Großen Kurfürsten) from 1659. The latitude staff depicted by Thévenot falls along the Zaragoza antimeridian from the Treaty of Zaragoza of 1529 between Castile and Portugal, and which complemented the Tordesillas meridian from the Treaty of Tordesillas of 1494.
John Forrest was the first Premier of Western Australia.
Western Australian cities, towns, settlements and road network.
Köppen climate types in Western Australia
A quokka on Rottnest Island
The black swan is the state bird of Western Australia
Ngaanyatjarra children, from the desert regions of Western Australia
Western Australia's capital and largest city, Perth. Its metropolitan area is home to 75% of the state's population.
WA population growth 1829–2010
Distribution of the Western Australian population (as density of SA1 census districts)
Brockman 4, an iron ore mine in the Pilbara
Western Australia's resource commodity mix, 2007
Major commodity mix, 2008–2009
Camel rides are a popular tourist activity at Cable Beach in Broome
Parliament House
A 1933 meeting of the Dominion League in support of secession.
University of Western Australia
Seven West Media's Newspaper House, where The West Australian newspaper is produced
ABC studios in East Perth
WA Museum Boola Bardip
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Matches between the two Western Australian teams, the West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Dockers, are known as the Western Derby
"West Australia" on a 1902 stamp

In 1981, a sister state agreement was drawn up between Western Australia and Hyōgo Prefecture in Japan that was aimed at improving cultural ties between the two states.

Scandal (Japanese band)

All-female Japanese rock band from Osaka.

From left to right: Tomomi, Haruna, Rina, Mami
The sign in Osaka from which the band took their name.
Lead vocalist Haruna performing at Japan Expo 2008 in France.
Scandal at Anime Festival Asia 2010 in Singapore.
Scandal onstage at the House of Blues in Anaheim, 2015.
Lead guitarist Mami performing in Anaheim, 2015.
Scandal, as represented in their animated form

Hometown: Hyōgo, Japan

Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art


The Hyōgo Prefectural Museum of Art (兵庫県立美術館) is a purpose built municipal art gallery in Nada-ku, Kobe, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Quasi-National Park

Itsukushima in Setonaikai National Park, the first of Japan's National Parks (established 1934)

Hyōnosen-Ushiroyama-Nagisan Kokutei Kōen (氷ノ山後山那岐山国定公園) is a Quasi-National Park in Hyōgo Prefecture, Tottori Prefecture, and Okayama Prefecture, Japan.

Kamigōri, Hyōgo

University of Hyogo Kamigōri campus
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Kamigōri (上郡町) is a town located in Akō District, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Keiko Kitagawa

Japanese actress and former model.

Keiko Kitagawa at the Tokyo International Film Festival in October 2015

Kitagawa was born on August 22, 1986 in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Izushi, Hyōgo

The Shinkoro wooden clock tower, a symbol of the town
The Hi Matsuri (Fire Festival) in Izushi
The Kenka Danjiri (Fighting Floats Festival) in Izushi

Izushi (出石町) was a town in Izushi District, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.

Kawanishi, Hyōgo

Kyodokan Museum
(Folk Museum of Kawanishi)

Kawanishi (川西市) is a city in Hyōgo Prefecture (兵庫県) in the northwestern part of the Kansai region of Japan, about 5 km north of Osaka Itami Airport.