Yamaguchi Prefecture is in the western region of the main island . It is the westernmost prefecture in the island. Yamaguchi Prefecture has relatively long history as it is located close to China.

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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.

is one of 's most beautiful castle towns, with many old streets and residences that have survived untouched to the present day.

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.

is a city in Yamaguchi Prefecture approximately 70 km southwest of .


is the capital of , at the western tip of the island of , .

is a city in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. It is named after its former status as the provincial capital of Suō Province.

is a city in . It has about 26,000 residents.

is a city in Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan. There is a prefectural airport in the city.


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,370,000
  • Latitude of center: 34.2° or 34° 12' north
  • Longitude of center: 131.5667° or 131° 34' east
  • Elevation: 155 meters (509 feet)
  • Neighbors: , and
  • GeoNames ID: 1848681

Other Names for Yamaguchi

  • Achinese: Prefektur Yamaguchi
  • Arabic: ياماغوتشي
  • Azerbaijani: Yamaquçi
  • Belarusian: Прэфектура Ямагуты
  • Bulgarian: Ямагучи
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Central Khmer: ខេត្តយ៉ាម៉ាហ្គឹឈិ
  • Central Kurdish: یاماگوچی
  • Chinese: 山口县
  • Czech: Prefektura Jamaguči
  • English: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Esperanto: Gubernio Jamaguĉi
  • Estonian: Yamaguchi prefektuur
  • Finnish: Yamaguchin prefektuuri
  • French: Préfecture de Yamaguchi
  • French: Yamaguchi
  • Galician: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Georgian: იამაგუტის პრეფექტურა
  • German: Präfektur Yamaguchi
  • German: Yamaguchi
  • Hakka Chinese: Yamaguchi-yen
  • Hebrew: ימאגוצי
  • Hungarian: Jamagucsi prefektúra
  • Iloko: Prepektura ti Yamaguchi
  • Indonesian: Prefektur Yamaguchi
  • Irish: Maoracht Yamaguchi
  • Italian: Prefettura di Yamaguchi
  • 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
  • Kara-Kalpak: Yamagushi
  • Korean: 야마구치 현
  • Latvian: Jamaguči prefektūra
  • Literary Chinese: 山口縣
  • Lithuanian: Jamagučio prefektūra
  • Macedonian: Јамагучи
  • Malay (macrolanguage): Wilayah Yamaguchi
  • Marathi: यामागुची
  • Min Dong Chinese: Yamaguchi-gâing
  • Min Nan Chinese: Yamaguti-koān
  • Northern Sami: Yamaguchi prefektuvra
  • Persian: استان یاماگوچی
  • Polish: Prefektura Yamaguchi
  • Portuguese: Yamaguchi
  • Romanian: Prefectura Yamaguchi
  • Russian: Ямагути
  • Scots: Yamaguchi Prefectur
  • Serbian: Префектура Јамагучи
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Jamaguchi
  • Slovak: Jamaguči
  • Spanish: Prefectura de Yamaguchi
  • Sundanese: Yamaguchi Prefecture
  • Swahili (macrolanguage): Mkoa wa Yamaguchi
  • Swedish: Yamaguchi prefektur
  • Tagalog: Prepektura ng Yamaguchi
  • Tajik: Префектураи Ямагучи
  • Thai: จังหวัดยะมะงุชิ
  • Ukrainian: Префектура Ямаґуті
  • Urdu: یاماگوچی پریفیکچر
  • Western Panjabi: ضلع یاماگوچی
  • Yue Chinese: 山口縣
  • Yamaguchi-ken
  • Yamaguchi Ken
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