Shimane

Shimane Prefecture is in the western region of the main island . It is the 2nd least populous prefecture in Japan.
Photo: Podman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is an old castle town at the heart of Izumo Province, and with a population of approximately 207,000 is its largest city. Photo: 663highland, CC BY 2.5.

is a city in Shimane Prefecture with a population of around 150,000 people and a land area of 543.43km². Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ōda is a city located on the coast of the Sea of Japan in Shimane Prefecture, . Photo: Yama 1009, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city at the eastern end of Shimane Prefecture. Photo: Ryohei Noda, CC BY 2.0.

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is a small city of a little more than 50,000 people in Shimane Prefecture. Photo: Hykw-a4, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an archipelago in the Sea of Japan, the islands of which are administratively part of , Shimane Prefecture, . Photo: Yuvalr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, . Photo: 三茂屋三下奴, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gōtsu is a city located in Shimane Prefecture, . Photo: Hyperbole, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Shimane Prefecture, Japan. It's on the border with Yamaguchi Prefecture. Photo: そらみみ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

was a coastal town located in Nima District, Shimane Prefecture, . Photo: Kuma83, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Shimane

Latitude of center
34.9418° or 34° 56' 30.6" north
Longitude of center
132.5374° or 132° 32' 14.8" east
Population
712,000
Elevation
218 metres (715 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2552334551
Geo­Names ID
1852442
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Shimane
  • Afrikaans: Shimane-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Shimane Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Shimane
  • Arabic: شيمانه
  • Arabic: محافظة شيمانه
  • Arabic: محافظة شيمانيه
  • Armenian: Սիմանե (պրեֆեկտուրա)
  • Armenian: Սիմանե
  • Asturian; Bable: Shimane (Xapón)
  • Asturian; Bable: Shimane (prefeutura)
  • Asturian; Bable: Shimane
  • Asturian; Bable: prefeutura de Shimane
  • Azerbaijani: Şimane
  • Azerbaijani: Şimane prefekturası
  • Bashkir: Симанэ
  • Basque: Shimane
  • Belarusian: Сіманэ (прэфектура)
  • Belarusian: Сіманэ
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Сіманэ
  • Bengali: শিমানে প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Шимане
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Shimane
  • Catalan: prefectura de Shimane
  • Cebuano: Shimane-ken
  • Central Kurdish: شیمانێ
  • Chechen: Симане (префектура)
  • Chechen: Симане
  • Chinese: Simane-koān
  • Chinese: 岛根县
  • Chinese: 島根縣
  • Croatian: Shimane
  • Czech: Prefektura Šimane
  • Czech: prefektura Šimane
  • Danish: Shimane-præfekturet
  • Dutch: Shimane
  • Dutch: Shimane Prefectuur
  • English: Shimane Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Ŝimane
  • Esperanto: Ŝimane-prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Ŝimane
  • Estonian: Shimane prefektuur
  • Finnish: Shimane
  • Finnish: Shimanen prefektuuri
  • French: Préfecture de Shimane
  • French: Shimane
  • Gallegan: Prefectura de Shimane
  • Georgian: სიმანეს პრეფექტურა
  • German: JP-32
  • German: Präfektur Shimane
  • German: Shimane
  • Greek: Σιμάνε
  • Gujarati: શિમૅન પ્રીફેકચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Tó-kîn-yen
  • Hausa: Shimane-yen
  • Hebrew: שימאנה
  • Hindi: शिमाने प्रीफेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Shimane prefektúra
  • Hungarian: Simane prefektúra
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Shimane
  • Iloko: Shimane
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Shimane
  • Irish: Maoracht Shimane
  • Italian: Prefettura di Shimane
  • Italian: Shimane
  • Italian: prefettura di Shimane
  • Japanese: Shimane-ken
  • Japanese: しまねけん
  • Japanese: シマネケン
  • Japanese: 島根
  • Japanese: 島根県
  • Kannada: ಶಿಮಾನ್ ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Khmer: ខេត្តស៊ីម៉ាណិ
  • Khmer: អាណាខេត្ត ស៊ីម៉ាណិ
  • Korean: 도근현
  • Korean: 도근 현
  • Korean: 시마네
  • Korean: 시마네 현
  • Korean: 시마네현
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Shimane
  • Latvian: Simanes prefektūra
  • Latvian: Šimanes prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Shimane prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Šimane prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Šimanė
  • Lithuanian: Šimanė prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Šimanės prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Шимане
  • Malay (generic): Shimane
  • Malay (generic): Wilayah Shimane
  • Marathi: शिमाने
  • Min Dong Chinese: Shimane-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Shimane-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Simane-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Simane-kōan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Simane Koān
  • Northern Frisian: Shimane (Prefektüür)
  • Northern Frisian: Shimane
  • Northern Sami: Shimane prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Shimane
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Shimane
  • Persian: استان شیمانه
  • Polish: Prefektura Shimane
  • Polish: Shimane
  • Portuguese: Shimane
  • Romanian: Prefectura Shimane
  • Romanian: Shimane
  • Russian: Симане
  • Russian: Симанэ
  • Scots: Shimane Prefectur
  • Serbian: Prefektura Šimane
  • Serbian: Префектура Шимане
  • Serbian: Шимане
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Shimane
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Šimane
  • Serbo-Croatian: Shimane
  • Serbo-Croatian: Šimane
  • Sinhalese: ශිමානේ ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Šimane
  • Slovenian: prefektura Šimane
  • South Azerbaijani: شیمانه اوستانی
  • Spanish: Prefectura Shimane
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Shimane
  • Sundanese: Shimane Prefecture
  • Swahili (generic): Mkoa wa Shimane
  • Swahili (generic): Shimane
  • Swedish: Shimane
  • Swedish: Shimane prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Shimane
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Syimane
  • Tagalog: Shimane Prefecture
  • Tajik: Prefekturai Simane
  • Tajik: Префектураи Симанэ
  • Tajik: Префектураи Шимане
  • Tamil: ஷிம்மனே ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுறே
  • Tatar: Симане (префектура)
  • Tatar: Симане
  • Telugu: షిమేన్ ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดชิมะเนะ
  • Thai: จังหวัดชิมาเนะ
  • Turkish: Shimane
  • Turkish: Shimane prefektörlüğü
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Сімане
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Шімане
  • Ukrainian: Сімане
  • Ukrainian: Шімане
  • Urdu: شیمانے پریفیکچر
  • Vietnamese: Shimane
  • Vietnamese: Tỉnh Shimane
  • Waray (Philippines): Shimane
  • Waray (Philippines): Shimane Prefecture
  • Welsh: Shimane-ken
  • Welsh: Shimane
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع شیمانے
  • Wu Chinese: 岛根县
  • Yue Chinese: 岛根县
  • Yue Chinese: 島根
  • Yue Chinese: 島根縣
  • پارێزگای شیمانێ
  • ស៊ីម៉ាណិ(ខេត្ត)

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