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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Kirishima

National Park with volcanic mountain range.
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Kagoshima

Southernmost of Kyushu's major cities.
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