A guide to Japan's prefectures and major cities
|Area:||7,780 square km (3,004 square miles)|
|Population:||3.72 million as of November 2013|
|Bird:||Japanese paradise flycatcher|
Business & Industry:
Shizuoka is the prefecture that produces the most green tea leaves and its derivative products. Honda, Yamaha, and Suzuki manufacture their motorcycles in the prefecture, making up 66% of the domestic market, while Yamaha and Kawai also manufacture their keyboards here.
Tourism & Culture:
Visitors to Shizuoka can enjoy various high quality green tea products including maccha and relax in hot springs with a prime view of Mt. Fuji. The Izu Peninsula is a popular spot for surfing, snorkeling and other beach activities.
Mt. Fuji, green tea, motorcycles, tangerines and beach activities. Whale watching can be enjoyed off the coast of Izu Peninsula.