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Yamagat Prefecture is located in the southwest corner of Tohoku, facing the Sea of Japan. It border Niigata Prefecture and Fukushima Prefecture on the south, Miyagi Prefecture on the east, and Akita Prefecture on the north. All of these boundaries are marked by mountains, with most of the population residing in a limited central plain.
- Yamagata (capital)
Mergers and changes of municipalities
Agriculture - Fruit
Yamagata Prefecture is the largest producer of cherries and pears in Japan. A large quantity of other kinds of fruits such as grapes, apples, peaches, melons, persimmons and watermelons are also produced here.
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