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Tohoku

Tōhoku is the northeastern region of 's island. Traditionally a poor rural backwater with a harsh climate, today's Tohoku offers the traveller some of the best scenery in Japan.
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is a city in southern Akita prefecture. It was formed in 2005 by the merger of many towns: Chokai, Higashi Yuri, Nishime, Iwaki, Honjo, Yashima, and Yuri.

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

is the prefectural capital of prefecture.

, the capital of prefecture, , is located on Mutsu Bay, at the northern tip of .

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Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the island of , .

Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island .

Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island .

Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island .

Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island .

Prefecture is in the northeastern region of the main island .

is a large national park in the region of , straddling the prefectures of Akita, Aomori and Iwate.

Tohoku

  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 9,020,000
  • Latitude of center: 38.9° or 38° 54' north
  • Longitude of center: 140.6833° or 140° 41' east
  • Neighbors: and

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