Place:Tohoku region, Japan


NameTohoku region
Alt namesTōhokusource: Family History Library Catalog
Tōhokusource: Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) p 306; Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) XXII, 293; NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Tōhoku regionsource: Wikipedia
Tōhoku-chihōsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
Coordinates39.0°N 141.0°E
Located inJapan     (1905 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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The consists of the northeastern portion of Honshu, the largest island of Japan. The region consists of six prefectures (ken): Akita, Aomori, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata.

Tōhoku retains a reputation as a remote, scenic region with a harsh climate. In the 20th century, tourism became a major industry in the Tōhoku region.

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