Place:Toyama, Japan

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NameToyama
Alt namesToyamasource: Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) p 197
Toyama-kensource: Wikipedia
TypePrefecture
Coordinates36.5°N 137.5°E
Located inJapan
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu island. The capital is the city of Toyama.

Toyama is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, and has the industrial advantage of cheap electricity from abundant hydroelectric resources. It also contains East Asia’s only glaciers outside Russia, first recognized in 2012.

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