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The Chubu Region (中部地方, Chūbu Chihō, literally "central part") consists of nine prefectures and is located in the center of Japan's largest island Honshu. It it the site of many of Japan's tallest mountains, inlcuding Mount Fuji and the Japan Alps.

The prefectures along the Sea of Japan (Fukui, Ishikawa, Toyama) are also known as the Hokuriku Region, while the southern part (Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu) is also known as the Tokai Region. Yamanashi, Nagano and Niigata make up the Koshinetsu Region.

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