A guide to Japan's prefectures and major cities
|Area:||4,465 square km (1,724 square miles)|
|Population:||845,448 as of December 2013|
Business & Industry:
Yamanashi produces a sizable portion of domestically grown fruit, particularly plums, peaches and grapes, in addition to wine. The part of the Southern Alps that connects with the prefecture supplies Japan with much of its bottled spring water. Two prominent industries are jewelry and robotics.
Tourism & Culture:
Yamanashi prefecture contains part of the Southern Alps mountain range where visitors can enjoy mountain climbing and skiing, not to mention the symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji. The area around Kofu City also boasts a number of world-class wineries and hot springs.
Grapes, wine, fresh mountain water, beautiful mountains ranges, nature. Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, and Mount Kita, the second highest.