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  Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan - Japan's Geography
Kanagawa prefecture (Kanagawa-ken) is a located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan.
Kanagawa is well known for the popularity of soccer.
It is also the prefecture in which the manga Love Hina takes place.
www.japan-101.com /geography/geography_prefecture_kanagawa.htm   (112 words)

  
  Kanagawa Prefecture Summary
Kanagawa Prefecture is situated in the central region of Japan's island of Honshu, where it occupies an area of 2,403 square kilometers.
It is bordered by Tokyo and Sagami Bays and by Tokyo, Shizuoka, and Yamanashi Prefectures.
Kanagawa is a relatively small prefecture wedged between Tokyo on the north, the foothills of Mount Fuji on the northwest, and the Pacific Ocean and Tokyo Bay on the south and east.
www.bookrags.com /Kanagawa_Prefecture   (731 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Zushi, Kanagawa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kanagawa Prefecture (神奈川県; Kanagawa-ken) is a geographic and political area located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan.
Chigasaki (茅ヶ崎市; Chigasaki-shi) is a city located in central Kanagawa Prefecture and is famous for its ocean beach.
Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜市; -shi) is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Zushi%2C-Kanagawa   (823 words)

  
  Kanagawa Prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kanagawa Prefecture (&31070;&22856;&24029;&30476;; Kanagawa-ken) is a geographic and political area located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan.
Kanagawa is a relatively small Prefecture wedged between Tokyo on the north, the foothills of Mount Fuji on the northwest, and the Pacific Ocean and Tokyo Bay on the south and east.
The Eastern side of the Prefecture is relatively flat and heavily urbanized, including the large Port cities of Yokohama and Kawasaki, but becomes more relaxed to the southeast, near the Miura Peninsula, where the ancient City of Kamakura draws tourists to its temples and shrines.
kanagawa-prefecture.iqnaut.net   (401 words)

  
 profile
As the number of children in Kanagawa and the inflow of people to the region are decreasing today, an aged society with less children is expected to come after the population reaches its peak in the future.
Kanagawa has also been striving to create a “welfare-oriented society", where all the prefectural citizens can help each other, based on the philosophy of “normalization" and the idea that every one of us has potential to be found, developed and utilized in social life.
Since Kanagawa Prefecture is adjacent to the Metropolis Tokyo where a great number of wholesalers are concentrated, the share of Kanagawa wholesalers in the national total is smaller than that of retailers.
www.yamatonishi-h.pen-kanagawa.ed.jp /english/profile.htm   (2700 words)

  
 Kanagawa Prefecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kanagawa is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.
In medieval Japan, Kanagawa was part of the provinces of Sagami and Musashi.
Kanagawa is well known for the popularity of soccer.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kanagawa_Prefecture   (607 words)

  
 Kanagawa Prefecture - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
This prefecture is part of the Greater Tokyo Area.
It is also the prefecture in which the manga Love Hina takes place.
The Convention of Kanagawa was the event that forced open Japanese ports to the United States by Commodore Matthew Perry.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Kanagawa_prefecture   (395 words)

  
 Yukari Himeno, The Education of Foreign Children in Japan
In Kanagawa prefecture in 2003 there are 2,939 newcomer children in elementary schools, 1387 in junior high schools, and 754 in high schools (Kanagawa school board, 2003a),[10] and the number has increased regularly (Kanagawa school board, 2003a ; Kanagawa ken kôtôgakkô kyôiku kumiai 1990-2001).
In Kanagawa prefecture, the ratio of junior high school students who went on to prefectural high schools was 66 percent (Kanagawa school board, 2003b).
In Kanagawa prefecture, two prefectural high schools have special examinations for newcomer children who have to stayed for three years or less.
www.themargins.net /fps/student/himeno.html   (3438 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for kanagawa
Kanagawa, Treaty of (or Perry Convention) (31 March 1854) A treaty between Japan and the USA.
The urban belt of the eastern part of the prefecture merges with Tokyo to the north.
245,950), Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Sagami Bay and the Sagami River.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=kanagawa   (631 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kanagawa
197,292), Kanagawa prefecture, E central Honshu, Japan, on the Sagami River.
174,307), Kanagawa prefecture, central Honshu, Japan, on Sagami Bay and at the base of the Miura Peninsula.
3,220,331), capital of Kanagawa prefecture, SE Honshu, Japan, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Kanagawa&StartAt=11   (601 words)

  
 The Development of Urban Information Systems in Japanese City Planning
Kanagawa Prefecture is located in the southwest of the Japanese capital, nearly in the center of Japan.
The prefecture also includes Kamakura, with its rich history as the seat of the Japanese Shogunate in the 12th to 14th centuries; Miura, known for its suburban agriculture; and Kawasaki, with its (heavy and chemical) industrial belt on the coast.
Kanagawa prefecture has created a gbasic survey for city planning guideline,h which assumes that its data will be used by the urban information system.
gis.esri.com /library/userconf/proc01/professional/papers/pap414/p414.htm   (3107 words)

  
 Yukari Himeno, The Education of Foreign Children in Japan
In Kanagawa prefecture in 2003 there are 2,939 newcomer children in elementary schools, 1387 in junior high schools, and 754 in high schools (Kanagawa school board, 2003a),[10] and the number has increased regularly (Kanagawa school board, 2003a ; Kanagawa ken kôtôgakkô kyôiku kumiai 1990-2001).
In Kanagawa prefecture, the ratio of junior high school students who went on to prefectural high schools was 66 percent (Kanagawa school board, 2003b).
In Kanagawa prefecture, two prefectural high schools have special examinations for newcomer children who have to stayed for three years or less.
themargins.net /fps/student/himeno.html   (3438 words)

  
 Get Into The Game - The Latest News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Previously, the prefecture of Kanagawa created controversy after it announced it would ban the sale of Grand Theft Auto III to minors, and nearby Saitama Prefecture also announced it would consider a similar ban.
Kanagawa Prefecture held a meeting on Friday to notify gaming and electronics stores that are operating in the local region.
The prefecture argued that the game's glorification of violence and murder, its graphical expression of cruelty and gore, and the ability to exercise murder and other cruel activities in a "realistic" environment warranted a tight restriction on its sales.
www.getintothegame.com /pages/news/story.php?id=6127821   (907 words)

  
 Welcome to Kanagawa Science Park(KSP)
With the initiative of the Kanagawa Prefectural Government and Kawasaki City Government, the science park project was promoted with the cooperation of the national government and private sector companies.
Kanagawa Prefecture was the most industrialized prefecture in Japan until the 1970s.
Accordingly, the Kanagawa Prefectural Government has been shifting to a more advanced industrial structure, one that employs a knowledge-and-technology-intensive approach, by establishing new industrial policies.
www.ksp.or.jp /english/index.html   (546 words)

  
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The cow born in Kanagawa Prefecture had recently been purchased by a farm in Hiratsuka in that prefecture, according to the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry.
A primary test at a prefectural institute found the cow was possibly infected, and a sample was sent to the National Institute of Infectious Diseases.
The cow, 7 years and 11 months old, was born in Kanagawa Prefecture, and was just recently purchased by a dairy farm in Hiratsuka in the same prefecture.
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 Japan Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
Kanagawa Prefecture (Kanagawa-ken) lies at the south of Kanto region, in front of the Tokyo bay and with the Sagami bay at South.
The main atractions in the prefecture are Nara itself, the Horyu-ji temple, the Asuka plain and Yoshino.
The main atraction of this prefecture is the city of Osaka, the 3rd most populous in Japan, and one of the most famous for its peculiar cuisine predilections.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Things_To_Do-Japan-R-42.html   (880 words)

  
 ICLEI Global: Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan - International Environmental Symposium for Asian Local Governments
The conference opened with welcoming remarks from Japan's Vice-President of the Ministry of the Environment, a keynote speech from the Governor of Kanagawa Prefecture, and a keynote report from Professor Onishi of the University of Tokyo.
Based on the debate during the subcommittee meetings, on the second day of the symposium the Kanagawa Declaration on Sustainable Development Measures Taken by Asian Local Governments, was adopted, which reaffirmed the role of local governments in addressing environmental issues and the importance of implementing local environmental initiatives.
The symposium secretariat consisting of seven staff was housed in the Environmental Planning Division of Kanagawa Prefecture's Environment and Agriculture Department.
www.iclei.org /index.php?id=1175   (373 words)

  
 Outdoor Japan - Area Guides - Kanagawa Prefecture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kanagawa Prefecture is primarily known as the industrial region just south of Tokyo.
To the north and east, the prefecture shares borders with Tokyo and to the south lies the Pacific Ocean.
Nonetheless, Kanagawa is also blessed with beautiful natural scenery, which includes an extensive coastline, and lush mountains and lakes.
www.outdoorjapan.com /areaguides/prefecturekanagawa.html   (415 words)

  
 Menu Page of English Contents : Kanagawa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Welcome to the official website of the Kanagawa Prefectural Government.
You can also obtain information on the prefectural government's administrative measures for business, tax, tourism, etc. Useful living information for the foreign residents is available, too.
We hope these information will help you gain deeper understanding of Kanagawa Prefecture.
www.pref.kanagawa.jp /menu/page/english.html   (84 words)

  
 JETRO - Investing in Japan - Kanagawa Prefecture: General Business Information
Kanagawa Prefecture is one of the nation's most educated prefectures; 51.7 percent of its students go on to attend university, and there are over 200,000 students at the junior college level and above.
The Kanagawa Industrial Technology Center has been established as a central organization for regional technological development and research, bringing together four of the prefecture's industrial testing laboratories to improve the research and development capabilities of small and midsize companies while strengthening their business structures and facilitating transitions.
For rapid transportation, Kanagawa Prefecture is equipped with a highly convenient road network including the Tomei Expressway, a major artery in Japan that links the Tokyo area with the Chubu and Kinki economic regions.
www.jetro.go.jp /en/invest/region/kanagawa/basic.htm   (3278 words)

  
 Kanagawa Government Web Listings Information | Business.com
The Kanagawa government has decided that the road signs at scenic spots in the prefecture are too large and plans to make them less conspicuous.
The Kanagawa government was ordered to pay ¥5.5 million to the family of a man who died after police left him injured inside his jeep, which had been...
We asked to the Kanagawa government again and again that the temporary rights disappeared after the steady rights on the Miyagase dam water is obtained.
www.business.com /directory/government_and_trade/by_country/japan/regional_and_municipal_government/prefectures/kanagawa/weblistings.asp   (441 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Kanagawa Prefecture Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kanagawa prefecture is a geographic and political area located in the Kanto region on Honshu island, Japan.
Yokosuka Port commanding the mouth of Tokyo Bay is headquatered by the U.S. 7th Fleet.
The present sphire of the prefecture belonged to Sagami Province and some parts of Musashi Province in Ancient Japan.
www.ipedia.com /kanagawa_prefecture.html   (291 words)

  
 Kanagawa Cities and Towns Web Listings Information | Business.com
Kanagawa is a relatively small prefecture wedged between Tokyo on the north,...
Sagamihara Japanese -shi is a city located in Kanagawa Japan As of 2003 the city has an estimated population...
Ibaraki, Tokyo, Chiba, Kanagawa, Niigata, Nagano, Yamanashi, Shizuoka, Kanazawa, Ishikawa,...
www.business.com /directory/government_and_trade/by_country/japan/regional_and_municipal_government/prefectures/kanagawa/cities_and_towns/weblistings.asp   (469 words)

  
 Torii Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Kanagawa Prefecture Police conducted Police Officer Driver training at Sagami General Depot from 9 a.m.
This is the third time Kanagawa Prefecture Police used the facility for their training.
Thirty selected officers recommended by each Police station throughout Kanagawa Prefecture received the training under supervision of five instructors.
www.usarj.army.mil /archives/archives/2000/oct/27/aroundZama/story05.htm   (316 words)

  
 Kawasaki, Kanagawa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite its status as the 8th most populated city in Japan, it is often seen to lack an identity (and certainly a true city centre) of its own, due to the fact that it is effectively part of the huge Tokyo-Yokohama conurbation.
The Tokyo Wan Aqua-Line, a bridge-tunnel across Tokyo Bay, connects Kawasaki and the city of Kisarazu in Chiba Prefecture.
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en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kawasaki,_Kanagawa   (307 words)

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