富山県 (Toyama Prefecture) is located in the Chūbu region of main island Honshu. The prefecture has the advantage of cheap electricity from abundant hydroelectric resources. As a result it is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast. Pharmaceutical industry has a long history but electronic devices and metal products are also important. At the same time impressive 30% of the prefecture's area is designated as national parks . It contains the only known glaciers in East Asia outside of Russia.