Shiga

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

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Ōtsu is the capital of Shiga prefecture. Enryaku-ji, a Tendai monastery located on Mount Hiei overlooking , is the headquarters of the Tendai sect and one of the most significant monasteries in Japanese history. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located entirely within Shiga Prefecture, northeast of the former capital city of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city of 113,000 people at the eastern edge of in Shiga prefecture, central . Photo: Takashi Hososhima, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Photo: HA200711, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Ōmihachiman is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, . Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city located in Shiga Prefecture, on the northeastern shore of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in Shiga Prefecture, . As of October 1, 2016, the city has an estimated population of 38,473 and a population density of 150 persons per km². Photo: Alpsdake, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Kōka is a city located in southern Shiga Prefecture, . Photo: Motokoka, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a mountain that lies to the northeast of in the Sakamoto district of city. Photo: Hahifuheho, CC0.

Ryūō is a town located in , Shiga Prefecture, .

Shiga

Latitude of center
35.2472° or 35° 14' 49.8" north
Longitude of center
136.1094° or 136° 6' 33.8" east
Population
1,400,000
Elevation
85 metres (279 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 541403056
Geo­Names ID
1852553
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Shiga
  • Afrikaans: Shiga-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Shiga Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Shiga
  • Arabic: شيغا
  • Arabic: محافظة شيغا
  • Armenian: Սիգա (պրեֆեկտուրա)
  • Armenian: Սիգա
  • Asturian: Shiga (Xapón)
  • Asturian: Shiga (prefeutura)
  • Asturian: Shiga
  • Asturian: prefeutura de Shiga
  • Azerbaijani: Şiqa
  • Azerbaijani: Şiqa prefekturası
  • Bashkir: Сига
  • Basque: Shiga
  • Belarusian: Сіга
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Сіга
  • Bengali: শিগা প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Шига
  • Burmese: ရှိဂါ့စီရင်စု
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Shiga
  • Catalan: prefectura de Shiga
  • Cebuano: Shiga-ken
  • Central Kurdish: شیگا
  • Chechen: Сига (префектура)
  • Chechen: Сига
  • Chinese: Siga-koān
  • Chinese: 滋賀
  • Chinese: 滋賀県/滋賀縣
  • Chinese: 滋賀縣
  • Chinese: 滋贺县
  • Croatian: Shiga
  • Czech: Prefektura Šiga
  • Czech: prefektura Šiga
  • Danish: Shiga-præfekturet
  • Dutch: Shiga
  • English: Shiga Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Ŝiga
  • Esperanto: Ŝiga-prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Ŝiga
  • Esperanto: Ŝiga prefektujo
  • Estonian: Shiga prefektuur
  • Finnish: Shiga
  • Finnish: Shigan prefektuuri
  • French: Préfecture de Shiga
  • French: Shiga
  • Galician: Prefectura de Shiga
  • Georgian: სიგის პრეფექტურა
  • German: JP-25
  • German: Präfektur Shiga
  • German: Shiga
  • Greek: Σίγκα
  • Gujarati: શિગા પ્રીફેકચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Tsṳ̂-fo-yen
  • Hausa: Shiga-yen
  • Hebrew: שיגה
  • Hindi: शिगा प्रीफेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Siga prefektúra
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Shiga
  • Iloko: Shiga
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Shiga
  • Irish: Maoracht Shiga
  • Italian: Prefettura di Shiga
  • Italian: Shiga
  • Italian: prefettura di Shiga
  • Japanese: Shiga-ken
  • Japanese: しが
  • Japanese: しがけん
  • Japanese: シガ
  • Japanese: シガケン
  • Japanese: 湖国
  • Japanese: 滋賀
  • Japanese: 滋賀県
  • Javanese: Prefektur Shiga
  • Javanese: Préfèktur Shiga
  • Kannada: ಶಿಗಾ ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Korean: 시가 현
  • Korean: 시가현
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Shiga
  • Latin: Shigaënsis
  • Latin: Siga
  • Latvian: Sigas prefektūra
  • Latvian: Šigas prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 滋賀縣
  • Lithuanian: Shiga prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Šiga
  • Lithuanian: Šiga prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Šigos prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Шига
  • Malay: Shiga
  • Malay: Wilayah Shiga
  • Marathi: शिगा
  • Min Dong Chinese: Shiga-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Shiga-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Siga-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Siga-kōan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Siga Koān
  • Mongolian: Шига
  • Northern Frisian: Shiga (Prefektüür)
  • Northern Frisian: Shiga
  • Northern Sami: Shiga prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Shiga
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shiga
  • Persian: استان شیگا
  • Polish: Prefektura Shiga
  • Polish: Shiga
  • Portuguese: Shiga
  • Romanian: Prefectura Shiga
  • Romanian: Shiga
  • Russian: Сига
  • Russian: Шига
  • Scots: Shiga Prefectur
  • Serbian: Prefektura Šiga
  • Serbian: Префектура Шига
  • Serbian: Шига
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Shiga
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Šiga
  • Serbo-Croatian: Shiga
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šiga
  • Sinhala: ශිගා ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Šiga
  • Slovenian: prefektura Šiga
  • South Azerbaijani: شیقا اوستانی
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Shiga
  • Spanish: Shiga
  • Spanish: Shiga Japon
  • Spanish: Shiga Japón
  • Sundanese: Préféktur Shiga
  • Sundanese: Shiga Prefecture
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Shiga
  • Swedish: Shiga
  • Swedish: Shiga prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prefecture of Shiga
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Shiga
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Shiga
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Syiga
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Syiga
  • Tagalog: Shiga Prefecture
  • Tajik: Prefekturai Siga
  • Tajik: Префектураи Сига
  • Tajik: Префектураи Шига
  • Tamil: ஷிகா ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுறே
  • Tatar: Сига (префектура)
  • Tatar: Сига
  • Telugu: షిగా ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดชิงะ
  • Thai: ชิงะ
  • Turkish: Shiga
  • Turkish: Shiga prefektörlüğü
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Сіга
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Сіґа
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Шіґа
  • Ukrainian: Сіґа
  • Ukrainian: Шіґа
  • Urdu: شیگا پریفیکچر
  • Vietnamese: Shiga
  • Vietnamese: Tư Hạ Huyện
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Shiga
  • Waray (Philippines): Shiga
  • Waray (Philippines): Shiga Prefecture
  • Welsh: Shiga
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع شیگا
  • Wu Chinese: 滋贺县
  • Yue Chinese: 滋賀
  • Yue Chinese: 滋賀縣
  • Yue Chinese: 滋贺县
  • Shiga Ken
  • ෂිගා ප්‍රාන්තය

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