|Map of Japan with Yamaguchi highlighted|
|Area (rank)||6,110.94 km² (22nd)|
|- % water||2.6%|
|Population (May 1, 2011)|
|- Population||1,445,702 (25th)|
|- Density||236.58 /km²|
|- Flower||Bitter summer mandarin blossom (Citrus natsudaidai)|
|- Tree||Red pine tree (Pinus densiflora)|
|- Bird||Hooded Crane Grus monacha|
|- Fish||Tetraodontidae (Takifugu rubripes)|
| Symbol of Yamaguchi Prefecture|
Symbol of Yamaguchi Prefecture
|Template ■ Discussion|
Yamaguchi is at the southern end of Honshū. The Sea of Japan forms its northern coastline; and the Seto Inland Sea is on its southern coast. Its northeastern border meets Shimane Prefecture and Hiroshima Prefecture.
There are 13 cities in Yamaguchi, including
National Parks are established in about 7% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and Temples
Notable people from Yamaguchi
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- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Yamaguchi-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 1039-1040; "Chūgoku" at p. 127.
- Nussbaum, "Yamaguchi" at p. 1039.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-8-26.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 3; retrieved 2012-8-26.
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