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  • n  the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
  • n  the office of prefect

  • September heralds the six-month dolphin-hunting season in Taiji, a small seaside town in Japan's southwestern Wakayama prefecture.
  • While the Leaf will be built first at Nissan's Oppama plant in Kanazawa prefecture, production is also planned at the company's Smyrna, Tenn.
  • The greasy feast was one of 704 similar lunches the board has provided to 339 schools in the prefecture since January 2005.
News & Articles

  • Honeywell Announces The Opening Of "Honeywell Ibasho House" In Ofunato, Iwate
    OFUNATO, IWATE, Japan, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today the opening of the Honeywell Ibasho House, a community gathering place in Massaki-Cho, Ofunato City, Iwate Prefecture, ...
    June 13, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Fukushima plant steps closer to fuel-rod removal
    FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012 file photo, Kansai Electric Power Co's Ohi nuclear power plant No. 3, right, and No. 4 reactors are seen in Ohi, Fukui prefecture, western Japan, as experts from the Inter
    June 13, 2013 - Idaho Press-Tribune
  • Cat Island Houses More Cats Than People
    Cat Island houses more cats than people. Tashiro-jima, which is located in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan, is home to hundreds of feral cats. The population of cats has grown consistently throughout the years, as residents and visitors encourage their survival. In the 1800s, the island was a popular stop along fishing routes. Several inns catered to [...] Cat Island Houses More Cats Than People is a ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Inquisitr
Quotes

  • Hirohiko Izumida in Times of India
    The accident created anxiety among the people and the prefecture has been hit hard by harmful rumoursabout the possible impact of the radiation, Governor Hirohiko Izumida told reporters.
  • Yukio Hatoyama in Xinhua
    In terms of deterrence, I have determined that transferring all of the functions at Futemma outside the prefecture or abroad is difficult,Hatoyama told reporters following his meeting with the Okinawa governor at his prefectural office in...
  • Hirokazu Nakaima in The Japan Times
    Prefectural residents hope to see the air station moved outside of the prefecture. Please answertheir call, Nakaima told Hirano during their meeting at the Okinawa Prefectural Government office, officials accompanying the top government...

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