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静岡 Shizuoka



This Prefecture's Symbol

静岡 - Shizuoka

  • Prefecture's Bird: Japanese Paradise Flycatcher
  • Prefecture's Tree: Sweet Osmanthus
  • Prefecture's Flower: Azalea

CAPITAL : Shizuoka

By Kates on August 19 2005:
I used to live in Shizuoka--in a large city called "Numazu". Shizuoka-ken is the home of Mt. Fuji, which the symbol incorporates, as well as the shape of Shizuoka-ken itself. Shizuoka City is the capital. The kanji mean 'quiet hill'.

Links:
静岡 - Yahoo! Japan's Shizuoka Page


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