|Area (rank)||6,095.58 km² (23rd)|
|- % water||4.8%|
|Population (September 1, 2010)|
|- Population||2,964,141 (11th)|
|- Density||486.28 /km²|
|- Flower||Rose (Rosa)|
|- Tree||Ume tree (Prunus mume)|
|- Bird||Eurasian Skylark (Alauda arvensis)|
Symbol of Ibaraki Prefecture
|Template ■ Discussion|
Ibaraki Prefecture is the northeastern part of Kantō. It is between Tochigi Prefecture and the Pacific Ocean. Fukushima Prefecture is its neighbor to the north and Chiba Prefecture is to the south. Saitama Prefecture is to the southwest. There are many mountains in the northern part of the prefecture. The rest of the prefecture is a flat plain with many lakes.
There are thirty-two cities in Ibaraki Prefecture:
Towns and villagesEdit
Towns and villages in each district:
National Parks are established in about 15% of the total land area of the prefecture.
Shrines and TemplesEdit
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Ibaraki-ken" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 367; "Kantō" at p. 479.
- Nussbaum, "Mito" at p. 642.
- Nussbaum, "Provinces and prefectures" at p. 780.
- Japan Ministry of the Environment, "General overview of area figures for Natural Parks by prefecture"; retrieved 2012-3-14.
- "Nationwide List of Ichinomiya," p. 1; retrieved 2012-3-14.