Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県, Kanagawa-ken) is a
prefecture in the
Kantō region of
Japan on the island of
capital city is
Kanagawa was created from lands of
Sagami Province and
Matthew Perry landed at Kanagawa.
In 1854, the Japanese-American
Convention of Kanagawa opened Japanese ports to the
In 1923, the center of the
Great Kantō earthquake was deep beneath
Izu Ōshima Island in Sagami Bay.