Tohoku

Tohoku is the northeastern region of 's island. In winter, the Snow Country of the western Japan Sea coast racks up some of the highest snowfall figures in the world, which also means great skiing and lots of hot springs to warm up in.

Popular Destinations

Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan in the Tōhoku region. Photo: Inkey, CC0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Tōhoku region of . Photo: TANAKA Juuyoh (田中十洋), CC BY 2.0.

Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Tōhoku region of . Photo: Yasu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Destinations

Prefecture is a prefecture of located in the Tōhoku region of . Photo: ぱちょぴ, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Prefecture is in the northeastern Tohoku region of the main island . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Tohoku

Latitude of center
39° or 39° north
Longitude of center
141° or 141° east
Population
9,020,000
Elevation
146 metres (479 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2110769

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Tohoku
  • Arabic: Tōhoku
  • Arabic: توهوكو
  • Arabic: منطقة توهوكو
  • Arabic: منطقه توهوكو
  • Armenian: Տոհոկու
  • Azerbaijani: Tohoku
  • Azerbaijani: Tohoku regionu
  • Basque: Tohoku eskualdea
  • Basque: Tōhoku
  • Basque: Tōhoku eskualdea
  • Belarusian: Тахоку
  • Belarusian: рэгіён Тахоку
  • Bengali: তোওহোকু অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Мичиноку
  • Bulgarian: Тохоку
  • Burmese: တိုးဟိုခုဒေသ
  • Catalan: Michinoku
  • Catalan: Regió de Tohoku
  • Catalan: Regió de Tōhoku
  • Catalan: Toohoku-chihoo
  • Catalan: Toohokuchihoo
  • Catalan: Touhoku-chihou
  • Catalan: Touhokuchihou
  • Catalan: Tōhoku-chihō
  • Catalan: Tōhokuchihō
  • Catalan: regió de Tōhoku
  • Catalan: みちのく
  • Catalan: 東北地方
  • Central Bikol: Rehiyon Tōhoku
  • Central Kurdish: ناوچەی تووھۆکو
  • Chinese: Tôhoku tē-hng
  • Chinese: 东北地区
  • Chinese: 东北地方
  • Chinese: 東北地方
  • Croatian: Tohoku
  • Croatian: Tōhoku
  • Croatian: Tōhoku regija
  • Czech: Tóhoku
  • Dutch: Tohoku
  • Dutch: Tōhoku
  • English: Tohoku region
  • English: Tōhoku region
  • Esperanto: Tohoku-regiono
  • Esperanto: Tohoku
  • Esperanto: Tōhoku
  • Finnish: Tohoku
  • Finnish: Tōhoku
  • French: Région du Tōhoku
  • French: Tohoku
  • French: Tôhoku
  • French: Tōhoku
  • French: région de Tohoku
  • French: région de Tōhoku
  • Galician: Rexión de Tōhoku
  • Galician: Tōhoku
  • Georgian: ტოჰოკუ
  • German: Tohoku
  • German: Tōhoku
  • Greek: Τοουχόκου
  • Hakka Chinese: Tōhoku
  • Hausa: Tōhoku
  • Hebrew: טוהוקו
  • Hindi: तोहोकू क्षेत्र
  • Hungarian: Tóhoku
  • Iloko: Rehion ti Tohoku
  • Iloko: Tōhoku
  • Indonesian: Tohoku
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Tohoku
  • Indonesian: Wilayah Tōhoku
  • Irish: Tōhoku
  • Italian: Regione di Tohoku
  • Italian: Regione di Tōhoku
  • Italian: Tohoku
  • Italian: Tōhoku
  • Japanese: 奥羽地方
  • Japanese: 東北6県
  • Japanese: 東北7州
  • Japanese: 東北
  • Japanese: 東北七州
  • Japanese: 東北地方
  • Japanese: 陸奥地方
  • Khmer: តំបន់តុហុកកឹ
  • Korean: 도호꾸
  • Korean: 도호꾸 지방
  • Korean: 도호쿠
  • Korean: 도호쿠 지방
  • Korean: 동북 지방
  • Korean: 토호쿠
  • Korean: 토호쿠 지방
  • Lao: Rehion ti Tōhoku
  • Latin: Tohoku
  • Latvian: Tohoku reģions
  • Lithuanian: Tohoku
  • Lithuanian: Tohoku regionas
  • Lithuanian: Tōhoku regionas
  • Macedo-Romanian: Tōhoku
  • Macedonian: Тохоку
  • Malay: Kawasan Tohoku
  • Malay: Kawasan Tōhoku
  • Malay: Tohoku
  • Malay: Tōhoku
  • Marathi: तोहोकू
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tang-pak tē-hng
  • Northern Frisian: Tōhoku
  • Norwegian: Tōhoku-regionen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tohoku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tohokuregionen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tōhoku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tōhokuregionen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tohoku
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tohokuregionen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tōhoku
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Tōhokuregionen
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tōhoku
  • Pampanga: Tōhoku labuad
  • Persian: توهوكو
  • Persian: توهوکو
  • Persian: منطقه توهوکو
  • Persian: ناحيه توهوكو
  • Persian: ناحیه توهوکو
  • Persian: ناحیهٔ توهوکو
  • Polish: Region Tōhoku
  • Polish: Tohoku
  • Polish: Tōhoku
  • Portuguese: Michinoku
  • Portuguese: Região de Tohoku
  • Portuguese: Região de Tōhoku
  • Portuguese: Tohoku
  • Portuguese: Tōhoku
  • Quechua: Tōhoku suyu
  • Romanian: Regiunea Tohoku
  • Romanian: Regiunea Tōhoku
  • Romanian: Tōhoku
  • Russian: Район Тохоку
  • Russian: Регион Тохоку
  • Russian: Тохоку
  • Scots: Tōhoku region
  • Serbian: Tohoku
  • Serbian: Тохоку
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tōhoku
  • Sinhala: තෝහොකු කලාපය
  • Slovak: Mičinoku
  • Slovak: Tóhoku
  • Slovenian: Tohoku
  • Slovenian: Tōhoku
  • South Azerbaijani: توهوکو بؤلگه‌سی
  • Spanish: Michinoku
  • Spanish: Region de Tohoku
  • Spanish: Region de Tōhoku
  • Spanish: Región de Tohoku
  • Spanish: Región de Tōhoku
  • Spanish: Tohoku
  • Spanish: Tōhoku
  • Sundanese: Tōhoku region
  • Sundanese: Wewengkon Tōhoku
  • Swedish: Michinoku
  • Swedish: Tohoku
  • Swedish: Tōhoku
  • Tagalog: Rehiyong Tōhoku
  • Tagalog: Rehiyon ng Tōhoku
  • Tagalog: Tōhoku
  • Tagalog: Tōhoku region
  • Thai: โทโฮกุ
  • Thai: โทโฮะกุ
  • Turkish: Tohoku
  • Turkish: Tōhoku
  • Turkish: Tōhoku Bölgesi
  • Ukrainian: Регіон Тохоку
  • Urdu: توہوکو علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Tohoku
  • Vietnamese: Tōhoku
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Tohoku
  • Vietnamese: Vùng Tōhoku
  • Vietnamese: Đông Bắc địa phương
  • Waray (Philippines): Tōhoku
  • Welsh: Tohoku
  • Welsh: Tōhoku
  • Western Panjabi: ٹوہوکو
  • Wu Chinese: 东北地方
  • Yue Chinese: 東北地方
  • Tohoku Chiho
  • Tōhoku Chihō
  • Ō-chihō
  • ناوچەی تۆھۆکو
  • តំបន់ថូហុកគឹ

Popular Destinations in Japan

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.  

Escape to a Random Place

VietnamFrench Polynesia
United StatesRomania
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Tohoku. See this page's contributions. Photo: Fisherman, CC BY-SA 3.0.