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Ishikawa Prefecture

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Ishikawa Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshū island. The capital is Kanazawa.HistoryIshikawa was formed in 1872 from the merger of Kaga Province and the smaller Noto Province.GeographyIshikawa is on the Sea of Japan coast. The northern part of the prefecture consists of the narrow Noto Peninsula, while the southern part is wider and consists mostly of mountains with the prefecture's chief city, Kanazawa, located in the coastal plain. The prefecture also has some islands, including Notojima, Mitsukejima, Hegurajima.As of April 1, 2012, 13% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Hakusan National Park; Echizen-Kaga Kaigan and Noto Hantō Quasi-National Parks; and five Prefectural Natural Parks.CitiesEleven cities are located in Ishikawa Prefecture:HakuiHakusanKagaKahoku Kanazawa (capital)KomatsuNanaoNonoichi NomiSuzuWajima
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