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Kochi Prefecture

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Kōchi Prefecture (高知県 Kōchi-ken) is located on the south coast of Shikoku, Japan. The capital is the city of Kochi.

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History

Prior to the Meiji Restoration, Kochi was known as Tosa Province.

Geography

Kochi Prefecture comprises the southwestern part of the island of Shikoku, facing the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest but least populous of Shikoku's four prefectures. Most of the province is mountainous, and in only a few areas such as around Kochi and Nakamura is there a coastal plain. Kochi is famous for its many rivers.

Cities

Towns and villages

These are the towns and villages in each district.

Economy

Demographics

Culture

Tourism

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

External links

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