Ishikawa Prefecture is located in the Hokuriku region. The capital is Kanazawa-shi.
It is bordered by Toyama Prefecture to the east, Gifu Prefecture to the southeast, and Fukui Prefecture to the southwest, and faces the Sea of Japan.
In terms of agricultural production, rice production is so active that it accounts for about 50% of the total. Many vegetables are also produced, such as radishes, sweet potatoes, and watermelons. In addition, there are many traditional crafts such as Wajima lacquerware and Kutani ware.
The prefecture is also known for its many historic sites and scenic spots, such as Kenrokuen Garden, Kuroshima area, Kanazawa Castle, and Noto Peninsula National Park.
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