Iwate

Iwate Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the of . It is the second-largest Japanese prefecture at 15,275 square kilometres, with a population of 1,229,432.
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is the capital of Iwate Prefecture. It serves well as a stopover town on the way to either Akita or Hokkaido and there is enough to see and do for a day or two if you need somewhere to sleep or stock up on supplies. Photo: yisris, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city in Iwate Prefecture, . As of 31 March 2020, the city had an estimated population of 94,691, and a population density of 100 persons per km², in 37,773 households. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

is a city located on the Sanriku rias coast in Iwate Prefecture, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in Iwate Prefecture in the north eastern part of the main island in . Photo: Halowand, CC BY 3.0.

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Tōno is a city in Iwate Prefecture, . As of 1 January 2020, the city had an estimated population of 26,378, and a population density of 31.6 persons per km2 in 10,759 households. Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, . Photo: Raita Futo, CC BY 2.0.

is a small city of approximately 51,000 people on the eastern-most coast of , Japan's main island. Photo: Halowand, CC BY 3.0.

is a city located in Iwate Prefecture, . Photo: Wakkubox, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town located in Nishiiwai District, Iwate Prefecture, Japan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in Iwate. The town of has been severely devastated by the tsunami of 2011 and we should keep the people of the area in our thoughts. Photo: Bergmann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

in Iwate prefecture is the largest town on Honshu — by land area, that is. Photo: Ebiebi2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Village is a small village on the coast of Sanriku in Iwate, it has some spectacular landscapes along its coastlines. Photo: くろふね, CC BY 3.0.

Iwate

Latitude of center
39.5714° or 39° 34' 17" north
Longitude of center
141.4254° or 141° 25' 31.3" east
Population
1,330,000
Elevation
579 metres (1900 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 471357231
Geo­Names ID
2112518
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Iwate
  • Afrikaans: Iwate-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Iwate Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Iwate
  • Arabic: إيواته
  • Arabic: محافظة إيواته
  • Arabic: محافظة إيواتيه
  • Armenian: Իվաթե
  • Armenian: Իվատե
  • Asturian: Iwate (Xapón)
  • Asturian: Iwate (prefeutura)
  • Asturian: Iwate
  • Asturian: prefeutura d'Iwate
  • Azerbaijani: İvate
  • Azerbaijani: İvate prefekturası
  • Bashkir: Иватэ (префектура)
  • Basque: Iwate
  • Belarusian: Іватэ (прэфектура)
  • Belarusian: Іватэ
  • Belarusian: Прэфектура Іватэ
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Іватэ
  • Bengali: ইওয়াতে প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Ивате
  • Catalan: Prefectura d'Iwate
  • Catalan: Prefectura dIwate
  • Catalan: prefectura d'Iwate
  • Cebuano: Iwate-ken
  • Central Bikol: Prepekturang Iwate
  • Central Kurdish: ئیواتێ
  • Chechen: Иватэ (префектура)
  • Chechen: Иватэ
  • Chinese: Iwate-koān
  • Chinese: 岩手
  • Chinese: 岩手县
  • Chinese: 岩手縣
  • Croatian: Iwate
  • Croatian: Prefektura Iwate
  • Czech: Prefektura Iwate
  • Czech: prefektura Iwate
  • Danish: Iwate-præfekturet
  • Dimli (individual language): Iwate
  • Dutch: Iwate
  • English: Iwate Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Ivato
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Iŭate
  • Esperanto: Iŭate-prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Iŭate
  • Esperanto: Iŭate prefektujo
  • Estonian: Iwate prefektuur
  • Finnish: Iwate
  • Finnish: Iwaten prefektuuri
  • French: Iwate
  • French: Préfecture d'Iwate
  • French: Préfecture dIwate
  • Galician: Prefectura de Iwate
  • Gan Chinese: 岩手县
  • Georgian: ივატე
  • Georgian: ივატეს პრეფექტურა
  • German: Iwate
  • German: JP-03
  • German: Präfektur Iwate
  • Greek: Ιουάτε
  • Gujarati: ઇવેટ પ્રીફેક્ચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Iwate-yen
  • Hausa: Iwate-yen
  • Hebrew: איווטה
  • Hebrew: מחוז איווטה
  • Hindi: इवाते प्रीफ़ेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Ivate prefektúra
  • Iloko: Iwate
  • Iloko: Prefectura ti Iwate
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Iwate
  • Indonesian: Iwate
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Iwate
  • Irish: Maoracht Iwate
  • Italian: Iwate
  • Italian: Prefettura di Iwate
  • Italian: prefettura di Iwate
  • Japanese: Iwate-ken
  • Japanese: いわて
  • Japanese: いわてけん
  • Japanese: イワテ
  • Japanese: イワテケン
  • Japanese: 岩手
  • Japanese: 岩手県
  • Javanese: Prefektur Iwate
  • Javanese: Préfèktur Iwate
  • Kannada: ಐವೇಟ್ ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Khmer: ខេត្តអ៊ីវ៉ាតិ
  • Khmer: អាណាខេត្ត អ៊ីវ៉ាតិ
  • Korean: 이와테 현
  • Korean: 이와테현
  • Korean: 이화테 현
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Iwate
  • Latin: Iwate
  • Latin: Iwateensis
  • Latvian: Ivates prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 岩手縣
  • Lithuanian: Ivatė prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Ivatės prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Iwate prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Ивате
  • Malay: Iwate
  • Malay: Wilayah Iwate
  • Marathi: इवाते
  • Min Dong Chinese: Iwate-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Iwate-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Iwate-kōan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Iwate Koān
  • Mingrelian: ივატეშ პრეფექტურა
  • Mongolian: Иватэ
  • Northern Sami: Iwate prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Iwate
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Iwate
  • Novial: Iwate Prefecture
  • Novial: Iwate Prefekture
  • Pampanga: Iwate Prefecture
  • Pampanga: Prepektura ning Iwate
  • Persian: استان ایواته
  • Polish: Iwate
  • Polish: Prefektura Iwate
  • Portuguese: Iwate
  • Portuguese: Prefeitura de Iwate
  • Romanian: Prefectura Iwate
  • Russian: Ивате
  • Russian: Иватэ
  • Scots: Iwate Prefectur
  • Serbian: Ивате
  • Serbian: Префектура Ивате
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ivate
  • Serbo-Croatian: Iwate
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Ivate
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Iwate
  • Sinhala: අයිවටේ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Iwate
  • South Azerbaijani: ایواته اوستانی
  • Spanish: Iwate
  • Spanish: Iwate Japon
  • Spanish: Iwate Japón
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Iwate
  • Sundanese: Iwate Prefecture
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Iwate
  • Swedish: Iwate
  • Swedish: Iwate prefektur
  • Tagalog: Iwate Prefecture
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Iwate
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Iwate
  • Tajik: Префектураи Ивате
  • Tajik: Префектураи Иватэ
  • Tamil: இவாட்டே ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுர்
  • Tatar: Иватэ (префектура)
  • Tatar: Иватэ
  • Telugu: ఇవాటె ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดอิวะเตะ
  • Thai: จังหวัดอิวาเตะ
  • Turkish: Iwate
  • Turkish: Iwate prefektörlüğü
  • Uighur: ئىۋاتە ناھىيىسى
  • Ukrainian: Івате
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Івате
  • Urdu: ایواتے پریفیکچر
  • Vietnamese: Iwate
  • Waray (Philippines): Iwate
  • Waray (Philippines): Iwate Prefecture
  • Welsh: Iwate
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع ایواٹے
  • Wu Chinese: 岩手县
  • Yue Chinese: 岩手
  • Yue Chinese: 岩手县
  • Yue Chinese: 岩手縣
  • Ihate-ken
  • Iwate Ken
  • ඉවතේ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • អ៊ីវ៉ាតិ(ខេត្ត)

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