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Wakayama Prefecture

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Wakayama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan on the Kii Peninsula in the Kansai region on Honshū island. The capital is the city of Wakayama.HistoryPresent-day Wakayama is mostly the western part of the province of Kii.1953 flood disasterOn July 17–18, 1953, a torrential heavy rain occurred, followed by collapse of levees, river flooding and landslides in a wide area. Many bridges and houses were destroyed. According to an officially confirmed Japanese Government report, 1,015 people died, with 5,709 injured and 7,115 houses lost.GeographyCitiesNine cities are in Wakayama Prefecture:AridaGobōHashimoto IwadeKainanKinokawa ShingūTanabeWakayama (capital)Towns and villagesThese are the towns and villages in each district:
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