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The Tohoku Region (東北地方, Tōhoku Chihō, literally "North East Region") consists of six prefectures in the north of Japan's largest island, Honshu. It is well known for its countryside, mountains, lakes, hot springs, high-quality rice and rough winters. The Tohoku Region's Pacific coast was hit worst by the earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011.

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