Kanagawa Prefecture

Map of Japan with highlight on Kanagawa prefecture

Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県, Kanagawa-ken) is a prefecture in the Kantō region of Japan on the island of Honshu. [1] The capital city is Yokohama. [2]

History

Kanagawa was created from lands of Sagami Province and Musashi Province. [3]

In 1853, Commodore Matthew Perry landed at Kanagawa.

In 1854, the Japanese-American Convention of Kanagawa opened Japanese ports to the United States.

In 1923, the center of the Great Kantō earthquake was deep beneath Izu Ōshima Island in Sagami Bay. [4]

Other Languages
azərbaycanca: Kanaqava prefekturası
Bân-lâm-gú: Kanagawa-koān
беларуская: Канагава
Cebuano: Kanagawa-ken
davvisámegiella: Kanagawa prefektuvra
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Kanagawa-yen
한국어: 가나가와현
Bahasa Indonesia: Prefektur Kanagawa
Kiswahili: Mkoa wa Kanagawa
मराठी: कनागावा
Bahasa Melayu: Wilayah Kanagawa
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Kanagawa-gâing
монгол: Канагава
日本語: 神奈川県
Qaraqalpaqsha: Kanagabа (prefektura)
русский: Канагава
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Prefektura Kanagava
Türkçe: Kanagawa ili
Tiếng Việt: Kanagawa
文言: 神奈川縣
吴语: 神奈川县
粵語: 神奈川縣
中文: 神奈川縣