Miyagi


Miyagi

 ken (prefecture), northern Honshu, Japan, its indented coastline forming Sendai Bay of the Pacific Ocean. Much of its area is mountainous. The Sendai Plain in the south contains the prefectural capital, Sendai. To the north is the beautiful Matsushima Bay, long celebrated for its more than 200 islands covered with pines. Agricultural products of the area include rice, vegetables, and cattle. The fishing industry yields herring and sardines. Other industries produce lumber, foodstuffs, pulp, electrical machinery, and transport equipment.

      Sendai, the largest city in Tohoku (northern Honshu) region, is an industrial, administrative, and transportation centre. Tohoku University (1907) is located there. Ishinomaki and Shiogama, on Sendai Bay, are important seaports. Area 2,815 square miles (7,292 square km). Pop. (1991 est.) 2,263,998.

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