Kansai

Kansai is the western region of the main island of , second only to region of Eastern Japan in population. The area is also known as Kinki District, literally "near the capital", and its three big cities — , Kyoto, and — as Keihanshin.
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Ōsaka is the third largest city in , with a population of over 17 million people in its greater metropolitan area. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Prefecture is a prefecture located in the Kansai region on , the main island of Japan. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Kyōto was the capital of for over a millennium, and carries a reputation as the nation's most beautiful city and its cultural capital. Photo: Neep, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is in the Kansai region of . It contains both a coastal region to the north, and broad, more densely populated basins in the south. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Hyōgo Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kansai region of . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kansai region of . Photo: Kiwachiiki, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is in Kansai region of . See also Biwako Visitors Bureau for tourism information in English. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Kansai region of . Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

Prefecture is a prefecture of on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region, located on the southernmost point of Honshū island. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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