Miyagi Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island . On 11th March 2011 the prefecture was hit by an earthquake with a 8.9 magnitude followed by a tsunami and several aftershocks.

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is the largest city, with around 1 million people, in the region of 's island.


is a small town in , northeastern .

is a small island in , that has been overrun by cats.

is a city in , . It is home to the only shark museum in the country.

is a small mountainous island at the tip of the Oshika Peninsula, not far from in , , .

is a small town in Osaki, . Nestled in the mountainous backbone of , is located entirely within the Kurikoma Quasi-National Park.

is a city in . It has a population of around 165,000 people.

is a small hot spring town located near in Prefecture.


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