Akita is the capital of Akita prefecture in the northern region of 's island. Akita is the largest city in the prefecture, and as such is the hub for transportation, sports, and shopping.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 307,000
  • Latitude: 39.7104° or 39° 42' 37.5" north
  • Longitude: 140.2321° or 140° 13' 55.5" east
  • Elevation: 81 meters (266 feet)
  • Neighbors: and
  • GeoNames ID: 2113122

Other Names for Akita

  • French: Akita
  • German: Akita
  • Italian: Akita
  • Japanese: あきたし
  • Japanese: アキタシ
  • Japanese: 秋田
  • Japanese: 秋田市
  • Portuguese: Akita
  • Spanish: Akita
  • Akita-shi

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