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  Chiba Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chiba Prefecture was established on June 15, 1873 with the merger of Kisarazu Prefecture and Inba Prefecture.
Chiba borders Ibaraki Prefecture to the north at the Tone River, Tokyo and Saitama Prefecture to the west at the Edo River, the Pacific Ocean to the east and Tokyo Bay around its southern boundary.
Chiba's population is one of the wealthiest in Japan due to the prefecture's strong commercial and industrial sectors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chiba_Prefecture   (807 words)

  
 Chiba, Chiba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coordinates: 35°37′7″N, 140°7′51″E Chiba (千葉市 Chiba-shi) is the capital city of Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Chiba City is one of the Kanto region's primary seaports.
The major intercity railway stations are Chiba Station, (Sobu Line, Sotobo Line, Uchibo Line, Sobu Main Line, Narita Line, transfer for Chiba Urban Monorail), Keisei Chiba Station (Keisei Chiba Line), and Soga Station, (Keiyo Line, Sotobo Line, Uchibo Line) all in Chuo-ku.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chiba,_Chiba   (224 words)

  
 List of Japanese Prefectures
Hokkaido Prefecture (prefectural capital is Sapporo-shi) on the island of Hokkaido.
Kagawa-ken Prefecture (prefectural capital is Takamatsu-shi) on the island of Shikoku.
Kanagawa-ken Prefecture (prefectural capital is Yokohama-shi) on the island of Honshu.
www.crnjapan.com /references/en/prefecture_list.html   (726 words)

  
 Chiba (prefecture) - Wikitravel
Chiba prefecture (千葉県 Chiba-ken) [1] is located east of Tokyo, and bordered by Ibaraki prefecture to the north.
Chiba is the eponymous capital of the prefecture, which doesn't bear much resemblance to William Gibson's depictions but has a few points of interest for would-be cyberpunks.
On the Chiba side, Kanaya is at the foot of the mountain.
wikitravel.org /en/Chiba_(prefecture)   (763 words)

  
 Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, Pictures
Chiba, city in Japan, the capital of Chiba Prefecture, on southeastern Honshu Island at the northeastern extremity of Tokyo Bay, near the city of Tokyo.
Chiba is an important railway junction, serving both commuter trains and trains operating between Tokyo and the resorts on the Boso Peninsula.
Chiba University (1949) is in the city, as is the ancient Chiba Temple, reputed to have been founded in 709.
www.greatestcities.com /Asia/Japan/Kanto_Region/Chiba_Prefecture/Chiba_city_regional_capital.html   (178 words)

  
 EVALUATION METHODOLOGY FOR THE FOREST MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Chiba Prefecture is located to the east of the Tokyo metropolitan district.
The northern region of the prefecture is mainly plains, the southern region being formed from 200m~300m hills.
In Chiba Prefecture, the forestry management is administered not only with regard to the managemental units of compartment and subcompartment, as was described above, but uniquely uses the managemental units of compartment, semi-compartment and subcompartment.
gis.esri.com /library/userconf/proc95/to100/p060.html   (1905 words)

  
 Chiba - Wikitravel
Chiba (千葉; [1]) is the largest city in Chiba prefecture, Japan.
Synonymous with implants, nerve-splicing, and microbionics, Chiba was a magnet for the Sprawl's techno-criminal subcultures...
On the western outskirts of Chiba and accessible on the JR Keiyo line, this is a showcase "city of the future", similar to Tokyo's Odaiba but grander and more artificial in scope.
wikitravel.org /en/Chiba   (996 words)

  
 Chiba - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Chiba, city in Japan, the capital of Chiba Prefecture, on southeastern Honshū Island at the northeastern extremity of Tokyo Bay, near the city of...
Chiba Prefecture: Japan – prefectures and prefecture capital cities (table)
Urayasu, city in central Japan on central Honshū Island in northwestern Chiba Prefecture on Tokyo Bay.
ca.encarta.msn.com /Chiba.html   (80 words)

  
 Chiba Univ.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chiba University was founded in 1949, unifying several regional former national colleges and schools such as Chiba Medical College and Chiba Normal School.
Chiba University is proud of its productive faculties and varied courses, the particulars of which will be introduced in the following sections.
The University's three campuses Nishi-Chiba, Inohana and Matsudo are ideally located in Chiba Prefecture, an area noted for its industrial, intellectual and international achievements.
www.ua.edu /academic/international/studyabroad/Japan/Chiba_Univ.htm   (308 words)

  
 Chiba, articles on Encyclopedia.com
85,138), Chiba prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on the Kashimada Sea at the mouth of the Tone River.
It is a major center for deep-sea fishing and the major port of Chiba prefecture.
114,475), Chiba prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Edo River.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Chiba,   (314 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Chiba, Japan (Japanese Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It was the residence of the Chiba daimyo from the 12th to the 16th cent.
Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples are popular attractions in S Chiba.
Chiba, the port of Choshi, and Funabashi are the major cities.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/Chiba.html   (193 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Chiba Prefecture Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chiba prefecture is located on the east side of the main Honshu island, Japan.
This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.
Chiba prefecture (千葉県 Chiba-ken) is located on the east side of the main Honshu island, Japan.
www.ipedia.com /chiba_prefecture.html   (507 words)

  
 Journal of Shellfisheries Research: Abalone resource decline and a recovery attempt in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
In the over-fishing theory, decrease in the number of reproductive adults due to reinforcement of the fishing intensity was considered to reduce the fertilization success and caused the decline in recruitment.
To solve the problems related to decrease in adult population number, various research approaches are possible: development of techniques to create suitable reproduction habitat, long term observation of reproductive conditions in a perpetual observation area, improvement of seed transportation and release methods, and development of fishing ground construction technology.
In order for Chiba Prefecture to work on the investigation and the measure against production increase of abalone resources, the "abalone resource recovery project," which consists of administration, test research, and fisheries extension section was established in 1998.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0QPU/is_4_23/ai_n13682114   (404 words)

  
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Chiba University, with the support of the Japanese national government, is extending the frontiers of its international activities.
Chiba University presently has a large body of international research scholars and students studying on its various campuses.
The Prefecture of Chiba In recent decades Chiba has undergone rapid development, which in many ways rivals the neighboring Tokyo Metropolis.
www.virginia.edu /iso/studyabroad/exchange/chiba.doc   (872 words)

  
 IAAF International Association of Athletics Federations - IAAF.org - News
Chiba, Japan - Paula Radcliffe (GBR), Catherine Ndereba (KEN) and Vanderlei de Lima (BRA), all recent global championship marathon medallists, will take part in the 2005 Chiba Ekiden, which takes place tomorrow, Wednesday 23 November, a national holiday in Japan.
The Kenyans, however, have not won the Chiba Ekiden since 1997, when their men’s team triumphed, while the last victorious Kenyan women's team was in 1991.
The Japanese men won the Chiba ekiden for three straight years from 1998 to 2000, while women's counter part won for ten straight years until 2001.
www.iaaf.org /news/Kind=2/newsId=32694.html   (1392 words)

  
 Home - Chiba Prefecture AJET Official Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chiba JETs Adie and Gen work on a mural at the PEPY Ride School in Cambodia.
Jadikov, the group that played at Chiba's International Art Show will also be performing this weekend.
This past week, 11 Chiba Ken JETs volunteered at the PEPY Ride School to teach over 500 kids in Siem Reap, Cambodia and had the time of their lives!!!
www.chibaajet.org   (424 words)

  
 Chiba City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Chiba City "Townliner" is currently the longest suspended monorail system in the world, and it is getting longer.
Building upon the knowledge and experience of the Shonan Monorail, the Mitsubishi Company built this dual-tracked system to connect suburbs in the Chiba Prefecture with Chiba's main rail station downtown.
One of the reasons Chiba officials selected Safege was because of the occasional inclement weather of the area.
www.monorails.org /tMspages/Chiba.html   (194 words)

  
 Trip To Tateyama In Chiba To Pick Strawberries, Visit War Monuments, And Play Mini Golf
Going from Kanagawa Prefecture to Chiba Prefecture, Yuka and I took the Tokyo Bay Aqualine, a highway that crosses the narrowest part of Tokyo Bay.
Above, I am standing on an artificial island created in the middle of Tokyo Bay, from which there is a tunnel on one side and a bridge on the other.
Tateyama is located in southern Chiba, and is popular among Tokyoites looking to leave the city for the weekend.
www.janhoo.com /2005/chiba   (618 words)

  
 Radisson Hotels & Resorts, Chiba, Japan - Powered by 10Best.com
Thanks to the presence of Narita International Airport and Chiba Port, the area is also a leader in distribution and shipping.
In recent years, Chiba has made a concerted effort to court convention and tourism traffic, capitalizing on the presence of the airport and proximity to Tokyo.
In Chiba City, the prefecture’s capital, you’ll find the Natural History Museum and Institute (with exhibits about Boso’s past), Chiba Castle, Chiba Temple, and the Prefectural Arts Museum (which boasts works by area artists, as well as selections of Western art).
www.radissondestinationguide.com /ypLocation.process/OID_EB39EA2D/MID_445?___c=1   (332 words)

  
 Trip du Jour - Central Honshu, Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Where this once-rural prefecture abuts the Tokyo city limits, it is distinguishable from its paved-over neighbor only by a roadsign: the juggernaut of Japan's
When you cross from Tokyo into Chiba the license plates change, but the smog remains the same.
Places such as the bird center in Tajiri, Miyagi Prefecture, and the Dragonfly Habitat and Museum* in Nakamura City, Kochi Prefecture, have experienced a massive influx of tourists who are willing to pay to see untamed nature doing its thing.
www.fermatainc.com /tripdujour/tripdujour.html   (1305 words)

  
 Saitama and Chiba -- The Dormitory Suburbs of Tokyo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saitama and Chiba -- The Dormitory Suburbs of Tokyo
According to the prefecture, only 27 hectares, or 3 percent, of the roughly 900 hectares secured for the project have so far found developers.
When its residents participated in a survey on ‘whether or not you like the prefecture you live inE Saitama ranked 55th out of 56, and when asked ‘Is your prefecture comfortable to live inE they came in dead last.
www.angelfire.com /id/croon/nikki/saitamanogo.html   (1508 words)

  
 Genetic Analysis of Noroviruses in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, between 1999 and 2004 -- Okada et al. 43 (9): 4391 -- ...
Genetic Analysis of Noroviruses in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, between 1999 and 2004 -- Okada et al.
Genetic Analysis of Noroviruses in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, between 1999 and 2004
Mailing address: Division of Virology, Chiba Prefectural Institute of Public Health, 666-2, Nitona-cho, Chuo-ku, Chiba-shi, Chiba 260-8715, Japan.
jcm.asm.org /cgi/content/abstract/43/9/4391   (267 words)

  
 About our Ministry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Although we are target the entire country, our central focus has been on Chiba prefecture, population six million, which is just east of Tokyo.
In 2002, God started a work in Togane City, Chiba Prefecture, which is located about forty minutes south of Narita and twenty minutes from the Pacific Ocean.
We are working in the seven prefectures that surround Tokyo and have contacts in several areas where we pray a church planting movement will take place.
www.jgpnetwork.org /ministry.htm   (659 words)

  
 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Chiba prefecture is Tokyo's neighbor Prefecture to the east.
Many foreign travelers visit Chiba Prefecture, because Narita Airport, Japan's busiest international airport, is located there.
I go to other prefecture, Ibaraki to go to school.
www.msad54.k12.me.us /MSAD54Pages/skow/ForeignXchange/aki.html   (354 words)

  
 BW Online | July 2, 2001 | Online Extra: Q&A with Japan's Akiko Domoto
Akiko Domoto, the new governor of Chiba Prefecture, bordering Tokyo, is anything but your typical Japanese politician.
Domoto, who won the Chiba gubernatorial race in March, discusses her achievements and her future plans in an interview with Irene M. Kunii, Tokyo correspondent for BusinessWeek.
While many people have said that Chiba is a conservative prefecture, the residents of Chiba are very eager to change.
www.businessweek.com /magazine/content/01_27/b3739047.htm   (1010 words)

  
 Tokyo-Chiba Travel Information, Maps, Tourist guide and Japan Hotels.
hiba City, the capital of Chiba Prefecture, is situated at a strategic point on Tokyo Bay approximately 40km east from the center of Tokyo.
Within Chiba Prefecture, it is 30km from the New Tokyo International Airport in Narita, 70km from Choshi on the Pacific coast, 60km from northernmost Sekiyado, and 80km from Shirahama, the prefecture's southernmost town, on the Boso Peninsula.
The city is blessed with a moderate climate.
www.hotel4stay.com /japan/chiba.html   (101 words)

  
 Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center
Chiba Convention Bureau and International Center (CCB-IC) is a non-profit organization founded to promote conventions and pre- and post-convention activities in Chiba Prefecture.
CCB-IC cooperates in today's international society by utilizing the various networks between Chiba Prefecture's municipalities, organizations, businesses, and individual volunteers.
We at the Chiba Convention Bureau provide a wide range of planning and support services at no cost to convention planners to facilitate cost-effective, successful events.
www.ccb.or.jp /e   (89 words)

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