Hyōgo Prefecture is in the western region of the main island . When Japan's prefecture system was inaugurated in the first years of the Meiji era, most of the modern prefectures were made out of one or two of the old Japanese provinces.

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Kōbe is a city in the Perfecture of . A cosmopolitan port city with an international flavor, hemmed in by Mt.

is a small city at the western edge of the region of .

is a city in , . is a bedroom community city, in which residents typically work in nearby Osaka.

is a city in prefecture, . It is located inbetween and .


is a not-terribly-large island - about the same size as Singapore - that marks the eastern boundary of the of .

is a city in prefecture, , to the west of .

is an onsen town in the Kansai region of , and now part of the city of .

is a hot spring town in , . is one of Japan's Three Old Hot Springs, with a recorded history going back to the Nihon Shoki, published in 631.

, also known as Banshu, comprises the south western portion of prefecture, on the main island .

is a city in prefecture, . It is located just west of .


Other Names for Hyogo

  • Achinese: Prefektur Hyogo
  • Arabic: هيوغو
  • Azerbaijani: Hyoqo
  • Belarusian: Прэфектура Хіёга
  • Bulgarian: Хього
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Hyōgo
  • Central Kurdish: ھیۆگۆ
  • Chinese: 兵库县
  • Czech: Prefektura Hjógo
  • Dutch: Hyogo
  • English: Hyogo Prefecture
  • English: Hyōgo Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Hjogo
  • Estonian: Hyōgo prefektuur
  • Finnish: Hyōgon prefektuuri
  • French: Hyōgo
  • French: Préfecture de Hyōgo
  • Galician: Prefectura de Hyōgo
  • German: Hyōgo
  • German: Präfektur Hyōgo
  • Hakka Chinese: Pîn-khù-yen
  • Hebrew: היוגו
  • Hungarian: Hjógo prefektúra
  • Icelandic: Hyogo-hérað
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Hyōgo
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Hyogo
  • Irish: Maoracht Hyōgo
  • Italian: Prefettura di Hyōgo
  • Japanese: ひょうご
  • Japanese: ひょうごけん
  • Japanese: ヒョウゴ
  • Japanese: ヒョウゴケン
  • Japanese: 兵庫
  • Japanese: 兵庫県
  • Javanese: Préfèktur Hyogo
  • Korean: 효고 현
  • Latvian: Hjogo prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 兵庫縣
  • Lithuanian: Hiogo prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Хјого
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Wilayah Hyōgo
  • Marathi: ह्योगो
  • Min Dong Chinese: Hyōgo-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hyôgo-koān
  • Northern Sami: Hyōgo prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Hyogo
  • Novial: Hyōgo Prefekture
  • Pampanga: Prepektura ning Hyōgo
  • Persian: استان هیوگو
  • Polish: Prefektura Hyōgo
  • Portuguese: Hyogo
  • Romanian: Prefectura Hyōgo
  • Russian: Хёго
  • Scots: Hyōgo Prefectur
  • Serbian: Префектура Хјого
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Hjōgo
  • Slovak: Hjógo
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Hyōgo
  • Sundanese: Préféktur Hyogo
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Mkoa wa Hyogo
  • Swedish: Hyogo prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Hyōgo
  • Tajik: Префектураи Ҳёго
  • Thai: จังหวัดเฮียวโงะ
  • Turkish: Hyōgo ili
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Хьоґо
  • Urdu: ہیوگو پریفیکچر
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع ہیوگو
  • Wu Chinese: 兵库县
  • Yue Chinese: 兵庫縣
  • Hyōgo-ken
  • Hyōgo Ken
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