Niigata Prefecture


Niigata prefecture is located on Honshu island on the northwest coast, with about 240km coastline along the Sea of Japan. There is a fertile coastal plain between the sea and the mountains. Shinano River, the longest river in Japan, has its mouth in this prefecture. Sado Island, two hours by ferry off the coast, also belongs to the prefecture.


 Sado Kinzan


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