A guide to Japan's prefectures and major cities
|Area:||13,783 square km (5,322 square miles)|
|Population:||1.95 million as of October 2013|
Business & Industry:
Fukushima is home to factories that produce technological devices, including semiconductors, electronic components, car engines and printing devices. As of 2008, it also had a flourishing fishing industry, including skipjack tuna caught around Iwaki, and a flourishing farming industry, best represented by rice and peaches.
Tourism & Culture:
Fukushima Prefecture provides a cool getaway from hot areas like Tokyo in the summer and has several reputable ski spots that can be enjoyed in the winter. In the fall, its many forests make it a popular place to view the changing leaves.
Peaches with succulent flesh and delicate skins. Rice and rice products, including sake. The historical Aizu region.