Kagawa Prefecture

Kagawa Prefecture
Japanese:香川県
Kagawa-ken
Map of Japan with Kagawa highlighted
CapitalTakamatsu
RegionShikoku
IslandShikoku
GovernorKeizo Hamada
Area (rank)1,861.70 km² (47th)
 - % water2.8%
Population  (December 1, 2010)
 - Population995,465 (40th)
 - Density534.71 /km²
5
Municipalities17
JP-37
Websitewww.pref.kagawa.jp
Prefectural Symbols
 - FlowerOlive (Olea europaea)
 - TreeOlive (Olea europaea)
 - BirdOriental cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)
 - Fish
Symbol of Kagawa Prefecture
Symbol of Kagawa Prefecture
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Kagawa Prefecture (香川県, Kagawa-ken) is a prefecture in the Shikoku region of Japan on the island of Shikoku.[1] The capital city is Takamatsu.[2]

History

Kagawa was formerly known as Sanuki Province.[3]

Drought is common in Kagawa history. For example, in 1973 the region was called "the Takamatsu desert".[4]

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Kaqava prefekturası
Bân-lâm-gú: Kagawa-koān
български: Кагава
Cebuano: Kagawa-ken
davvisámegiella: Kagawa prefektuvra
Esperanto: Gubernio Kagaŭa
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Kagawa-yen
한국어: 가가와현
Bahasa Indonesia: Prefektur Kagawa
Kiswahili: Mkoa wa Kagawa
मराठी: कागावा
Bahasa Melayu: Wilayah Kagawa
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Kagawa-gâing
日本語: 香川県
پنجابی: ضلع کاگاوا
српски / srpski: Префектура Кагава
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Prefektura Kagava
Basa Sunda: Kagawa Prefecture
українська: Префектура Каґава
Tiếng Việt: Kagawa
文言: 香川縣
粵語: 香川縣
中文: 香川县