Located roughly in the center of the Japanese archipelago. Faces the Sea of Japan to the north, and is surrounded by the Tateyama Mountain Range of Japan’s Northern Alps, famous for the giant walls of snow at “Yuki no Otani” and the Kurobe Gorge. The prefecture is evenly distributed in a 50 km radius around Toyama City.
Chemical engineering, nonferrous metals manufacturing, metal products manufacturing, industrial machines and equipment manufacturing, etc.
Prefectural tree: Tateyama cedar
Prefectural flower: Tulip
Prefectural bird: Ptarmigan
Number of visitors
Toyama Prefecture – 10 cities, 4 towns, 1 village
Sources:Official website of Toyama Prefecture; “Annual Population Estimates”, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications; Official website of Geographical Survey Institute; “2020 Toyama Prefecturel Economic Accounts,” Toyama Prefecture Office