Yamaguchi

Yamaguchi Prefecture is in the western region of the main island . It is the westernmost prefecture in the island.
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has been at the center of Japanese history for centuries, but it's best known to culinary daredevils as the home of fugu, a pufferfish as cute looking as it is potentially lethal. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital of prefecture, at the western tip of the island of , . Photo: 663highland, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a castle town shaped by two eras of military presence — the samurai who walked the mighty Kintai-kyo bridge, and the U.S. Marine Corps base in the city today. Photo: Urashimataro, Public domain.

is a city in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. It is named after its former status as the provincial capital of Suō Province. Photo: TT mk2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, on the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shūnan is a city located in east central Yamaguchi Prefecture, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, . Photo: 上空弘育(ひろじー), CC BY 3.0.

is one of 's most beautiful castle towns, with many old streets and residences that have survived untouched in this town of 50,000 people. Photo: Isoyan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, . Photo: そらみみ, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city located in Yamaguchi Prefecture, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Yamaguchi

Latitude of center
34.238° or 34° 14' 16.7" north
Longitude of center
131.5874° or 131° 35' 14.6" east
Population
1,450,000
Elevation
155 metres (509 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 3110442489
Geo­Names ID
1848681
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Prefektur Yamaguchi
  • Afar: Yamagushi
  • Afrikaans: Yamaguchi-prefektuur
  • Afrikaans: Yamaguchi Prefektuur
  • Arabic: Yamaguchi
  • Arabic: محافظة ياماغوتشي
  • Arabic: ياماغوتشي
  • Armenian: Յամագութի
  • Armenian: Յամագուտի
  • Asturian: Yamaguchi (Xapón)
  • Asturian: Yamaguchi (prefeutura)
  • Asturian: Yamaguchi
  • Asturian: prefeutura de Yamaguchi
  • Azerbaijani: Yamaquçi
  • Azerbaijani: Yamaquçi prefekturası
  • Basque: Yamaguchi
  • Basque: Yamaguchi prefektura
  • Belarusian: Прэфектура Ямагуты
  • Belarusian: Прэфэктура Ямагуты
  • Belarusian: Ямагуты (прэфектура)
  • Belarusian: Ямагуты
  • Belarusian: прэфектура Ямагуты
  • Bengali: ইয়ামাগুচি প্রশাসনিক অঞ্চল
  • Bulgarian: Ямагучи
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Catalan: Yamaguchi
  • Catalan: prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Cebuano: Yamaguchi-ken
  • Central Kurdish: یاماگوچی
  • Chechen: Ямагути (префектура)
  • Chechen: Ямагути
  • Chinese: Yamaguti-koān
  • Chinese: 山口县
  • Chinese: 山口縣
  • Croatian: Yamaguchi
  • Czech: Prefektura Jamaguči
  • Czech: prefektura Jamaguči
  • Danish: Yamaguchi-præfekturet
  • Dutch: Yamaguchi-ken
  • Dutch: Yamaguchi
  • Dutch: Yamaguchi Prefectuur
  • Egyptian Arabic: محافظه ياماجوتشى
  • English: Bōchō
  • English: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Jamaguĉi
  • Esperanto: Jamaguĉi-prefektujo
  • Esperanto: Jamaguĉi
  • Estonian: Yamaguchi prefektuur
  • Finnish: Yamaguchin prefektuuri
  • French: Préfecture de Yamaguchi
  • French: Yamaguchi
  • Galician: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Georgian: იამაგუტი
  • Georgian: იამაგუტის პრეფექტურა
  • German: JP-35
  • German: Präfektur Yamaguchi
  • German: Yamaguchi
  • German: Yamaguchi-ken
  • Greek: Γιαμαγκούτσι
  • Gujarati: યામાગુચી પ્રીફેકચર
  • Hakka Chinese: Sân-khiéu-yen
  • Hakka Chinese: Yamaguchi-yen
  • Hausa: Yamaguchi-yen
  • Hebrew: יאמגוצ'י
  • Hebrew: ימאגוצ'י
  • Hebrew: ימאגוצי
  • Hindi: यामागुची प्रीफेक्चर
  • Hungarian: Jamagucsi prefektúra
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Yamaguchi
  • Iloko: Yamaguchi
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Yamaguchi
  • Irish: Maoracht Yamaguchi
  • Italian: Prefettura di Yamaguchi
  • Italian: prefettura di Yamaguchi
  • Japanese: Yamaguchi-Ken
  • Japanese: やまぐち
  • Japanese: やまぐちけん
  • Japanese: ヤマグチ
  • Japanese: ヤマグチケン
  • Japanese: 山口
  • Japanese: 山口県
  • Japanese: 防長
  • Kannada: ಯಮಗುಚಿ ಪ್ರಿಫೆಕ್ಚರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Yamagushi
  • Khmer: ខេត្តយ៉ាម៉ាហ្គឹឈិ
  • Khmer: អាណាខេត្ត យ៉ាម៉ាហ្គឹឈិ
  • Korean: 산구 현
  • Korean: 산구현
  • Korean: 야마구치 현
  • Korean: 야마구치현
  • Lao: Prepektura ti Yamaguchi
  • Latvian: Jamaguči prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 山口縣
  • Lithuanian: Jamagučio prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Jamaguči prefektūra
  • Lithuanian: Yamaguchi prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Јамагучи
  • Malay: Wilayah Yamaguchi
  • Malay: Yamaguchi
  • Marathi: यामागुची
  • Min Dong Chinese: Yamaguchi-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yamaguchi-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yamaguti-koān
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yamaguti-kōan
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yamaguti Koān
  • Northern Frisian: Yamaguchi (Prefektüür)
  • Northern Frisian: Yamaguchi
  • Northern Sami: Yamaguchi prefektuvra
  • Norwegian: Yamaguchi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Prefekturet Yamaguchi
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Yamaguchi
  • Persian: استان ياماگوچي
  • Persian: استان یاماگوچی
  • Polish: Prefektura Yamaguchi
  • Polish: Yamaguchi
  • Portuguese: Yamaguchi
  • Portuguese: Yamaguti
  • Romanian: Prefectura Yamaguchi
  • Romanian: Yamaguchi
  • Russian: Ямагути
  • Scots: Yamaguchi Prefectur
  • Serbian: Prefektura Jamaguči
  • Serbian: Јамагучи
  • Serbian: Префектура Јамагучи
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jamaguči
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Jamaguchi
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Jamaguči
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Yamaguchi
  • Serbo-Croatian: Yamaguchi
  • Sinhala: යමගුචි ප්‍රාන්තය
  • Slovak: Jamaguči
  • Slovenian: prefektura Jamaguči
  • South Azerbaijani: یاماقوچی اوستانی
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Spanish: Yamaguchi
  • Spanish: Yamaguchi Japon
  • Spanish: Yamaguchi Japón
  • Spanish: prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Sundanese: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Swahili: Mkoa wa Yamaguchi
  • Swedish: Yamaguchi
  • Swedish: Yamaguchi prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Yamaguchi
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Yamagutsi
  • Tagalog: Prepekturang Yamagutsi
  • Tagalog: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Tajik: Prefekturai Jamaguti
  • Tajik: Префектураи Ямагути
  • Tajik: Префектураи Ямагучи
  • Tamil: யாமாகுசி ப்ரீபெக்ட்டுறே
  • Tatar: Ямагути (префектура)
  • Tatar: Ямагути
  • Telugu: యమగూచి ప్రిఫెక్చర్
  • Thai: จังหวัดยะมะงุจิ
  • Thai: จังหวัดยะมะงุชิ
  • Thai: จังหวัดยามางูจิ
  • Turkish: Yamaguchi
  • Turkish: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Turkish: Yamaguchi prefektörlüğü
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Ямагуті
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Ямаґуті
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Ямаґучі
  • Ukrainian: Ямаґуті
  • Ukrainian: Ямаґучі
  • Urdu: یاماگوچی پرفکترے
  • Urdu: یاماگوچی پریفیکچر
  • Vietnamese: Yamaguchi
  • Waray (Philippines): Yamaguchi
  • Waray (Philippines): Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Welsh: Talaith Yamaguchi
  • Welsh: Yamaguchi-ken
  • Welsh: Yamaguchi
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع یاماگوچی
  • Wu Chinese: 山口县
  • Yue Chinese: 山口
  • Yue Chinese: 山口縣
  • Yamaguchi Ken
  • យ៉ាម៉ាហ្គឹឈិ(ខេត្ត)

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