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島根 Shimane



This Prefecture's Symbol

島根 - Shimane

  • Prefecture's Bird: Great Swan
  • Prefecture's Tree: Black Pine
  • Prefecture's Flower: Peony

CAPITAL : Matsue

The mark is actually 4 ' マ 's ( katakana for 'ma' )which have been made circular. Also '4' in Japanese is 'shi' so 4 マ 's make 'shi-ma' or the first part of the prefecture's name, "shima "

Links:
島根 - Yahoo! Japan's Shimane Page
Shimane Prefecture Homepage
JETs in Shimane


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