Place:Kantō, Japan


Alt namesKantō-chihōsource: Wikipedia
Kantosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Kantōsource: Family History Library Catalog
Kantōsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XXII, 293
Kantō Districtsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Kantō-chihōsource: NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Coordinates36.25°N 139.5°E
Located inJapan     (1905 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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The is a geographical area of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. The region includes the Greater Tokyo Area and encompasses seven prefectures: Gunma, Tochigi, Ibaraki, Saitama, Tokyo, Chiba, and Kanagawa. Within its boundaries, slightly more than 45 percent of the land area is the Kantō Plain. The rest consists of the hills and mountains that form the land borders. In official census count on October 1, 2010 by the Japan Statistics Bureau, the population was 42,607,376 amounting to approximately one third of the total population of Japan.

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