- Tottori Prefecture
Infobox Prefecture Japan
Name = Tottori
JapaneseName = 鳥取県
Rōmaji = Tottori-ken
Symbol = PrefSymbol-Tottori.png
Capital = Tottori (city)
Region = Chūgoku
TotalArea = 3,507.19
AreaRank = 41st
PCWater = 0.7
December 1, 2002
Population = 618,727
PopRank = 47th
Density = 176
Districts = 5
Municipalities = 19
ISOCode = JP-31
Flower = Nijisseiki
nashi pear blossom("Pyrus pyrifolia")
Tree = Daisenkyaraboku ("Taxus cuspidata")
Mandarin Duck("Aix galericulata")
Website = [http://www.pref.tottori.jp/english/ www.pref.tottori.jp/ english/]
Shinji Hirainihongo|Tottori Prefecture|鳥取県|"Tottori-ken" is a prefecture of Japanlocated in the Chūgoku regionon Honshū island. The capital is the city of Tottori. It is the "least populous" prefecture in Japan.
Tottori is home to the
Tottori Sand Dunes(鳥取砂丘; "tottori-sakyū"), Japan's only large dune system.
Towns and villages
Towns and villages in each district:
Tottori Prefecture is heavily agricultural and its products are shipped to major cities. Some of the famous products are
nashi pear, nagaimo, rakkyo, negi("shiro-negi", Welsh onion), and watermelon.
The sports teams listed below are based in Tottori.
Tottori Sand Dunes
* Kitarou Road
The symbol is derived from the first
morain Japanese for "と" combined with the picture of a flying bird, and symbolizes peace, liberty, and the advancement of the Tottori prefecture. It was enacted in 1968 to celebrate the 100th year from the first year of the Meiji Era.
* [http://www.pref.tottori.jp/english/ Official Tottori Prefecture homepage]
* [http://www.ordisante.com/2006/04/02/happy-small-town-life.html Tourist report of Tottori]
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