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Wakayama Prefecture

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Template:Japanese prefecture Wakayama Prefecture (和歌山県; Wakayama-ken) is part of the Kii Peninsula in the Kinki region on Honshu island, Japan. The capital is the city of Wakayama.

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History

Geography

Wakayama Prefecture is bordered by Osaka Prefecture, Nara Prefecture, and Mie Prefecture.

Cities

Towns and villages

These are the towns and villages in each district.

Economy

Wakayama-Ken supplies most of Japan with its high production of mikans(Mandrin Oranges) in October of every year.

Demographics

Culture

Mount Koya (高野山; -san) in the Ito District is the headquarters of the Shingon sect of Japanese Buddhism.

The Kumano Shrines are located in the southern tip of the prefecture.

Tourism

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The Nachi waterfall in Wakayama Prefecture

Prefectural symbols

Miscellaneous topics

External links

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