Akita Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island . Akita is the original home of the Akita dog, the famously loyal dog of fame.

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is a city in southern Akita prefecture. It was formed in 2005 by the merger of many towns: Chokai, Higashi Yuri, Nishime, Iwaki, Honjo, Yashima, and Yuri.

is the capital of prefecture in the northern region of 's island.

is a city at the southeastern corner of Akita Prefecture, along the border with Yamagata and .


is a city in Akita prefecture. The areas of and are destinations in their own rights and are covered in separate articles.

is a city in south western Akita prefecture.

(乳頭温泉 is one of the popular hot spring resorts in , situated in the deep mountain area of Tazawa Kogen plateau, , Akita.

is a town in , Akita. Known as Samurai town and "The Little Kyoto of Tohoku".

Ōdate is a city in Akita prefecture in northern .

is a city in western Akita prefecture. The city is actually a large peninsula -- the Peninsula.

is a city in . To the south, Yuzawa and are a short drive.


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