Kagoshima Prefecture
Kyushu /

Kagoshima Prefecture

Kagoshima Prefecture (, Kagoshima-ken) consists of the southernmost part of Kyushu and the northern half of the Nansei Shoto, the island group that stretches from Kyushu to Taiwan. The prefecture's former name is Satsuma. Satsuma played a crucial role in realizing the Meiji Restoration and during the Meiji Period.

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Yakushima

Subtropical island with ancient cedar forest.

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Amami Oshima

Subtropical island between Kagoshima and Okinawa.

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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.

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Kagoshima

Southernmost of Kyushu's major cities.

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Satsuma Peninsula

Rural peninsula with hot springs in southern Kyushu.

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