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the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)

the office of prefect

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The town of Futaba, from which all residents evacuated after the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant crisis triggered by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, moved its town office Monday to Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, from Kazo, Saitama Prefecture.
According to a Kyodo News survey, beef from the 42 cows was distributed to 22 prefectures, including Tokyo and Yamagata, and reached consumers in eight prefectures, excluding Tokyo.
But the police say they believe the attackers in the latest robbery are different from those in previous cases in Osaka and Hyogo prefectures as the crimes were conducted in different ways, they said.
The roaming areas serviced by NTT DoCoMo are expected to be in 31 prefectures (please refer to the list below), excluding Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka areas.
To combine data from all prefectures and examine trends at the national level, we calculated the number of reported ILI cases per sentinel per week after adjusting the epidemic curves with a 5-week unweighted moving average (reported ILI cases per sentinel per week [RC/S/W]) as an indicator of ILI activity.
Land prices in Ibaraki are considerably lower than those in Tokyo and the surrounding prefectures of Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa, which make up the greater Tokyo metropolitan area.
1 among Japan's 47 prefectures for promoting information disclosure for the third straight year, according to a survey by a civic ombudsman group released Friday.
A redistricting based on the legislation, which calls for assigning one lower house seat for each of the 47 prefectures and proportionally distributing the remaining 253 seats among them, will give five prefectures one more seat each and five one less.
6 on the open-ended Richter scale jolted Kumamoto Prefecture and nearby prefectures in southwestern Japan on Tuesday, the Meteorological Agency said.
The government has sent to Japan's 47 prefectures 7.
With a population of 2,032,709, Gunma, located northwest of Tokyo, is the 19th most populous of Japan's 47 prefectures.
Disposal of debris in two other disaster-hit prefectures of Iwate and Miyagi will be completed by the end of March 2014 as targeted, they said.
The quake that hit Chiba and its vicinity measured lower 5 on the Japanese seismic intensity scale of 7 in the cities of Asahi and Katori in the prefecture and 4 in several locations in Ibaraki and Saitama prefectures and Tokyo's Adachi Ward, according to the agency.
Some 33,000 people, mainly in Akita and Iwate prefectures, were advised to evacuate due to floods or the possibility of floods.
Today, Okinawa is the least economically viable of Japan's 47 prefectures, and has had a sizable contingent of forward-deployed United States military forces on its soil for almost six decades.