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Transcript of Tohoku Region
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The main industry of the Tohoku region is rice and tourism. But every prefecture has some other industry as well, for example:
Look over to the map
The main cities are
Interesting info! c:
Tohoku provided 20% of Japan's rice
Tohoku is also known for it's Onsens, or Hot springs
Appi Kogen is the leading ski resort in Tohoku
Tohoku was the main region hit by the 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami
Sanriku Coast was the main coastline hit
Sendai is the largest city in Tohoku
Sendai, Matsushima, Iwaki and Sanriku Coast suffered direct damage from the Tsunami
Tohoku is known for one main attraction in the north: Shimokita Peninsula is it, due to Osorezan which is famous for the only temple there, Bodaiji temple. Osorezan is supposed to represent Buddhist Hell.
Tohoku has a pokemon train to relax those who still suffer from the tsunami/earthquake.
Size: 66, 900 sq km
Location: Northern part of Honshu
Population: 9 million or so.
Prefectures: Aomori, Akita, Fukushima, Iwate, Miyagi
Climate: The four seasons are clear when they come in. Summer is generally cool. But the weather changes based on whether you're on the Sea of Japan side or the Pacific Ocean side. While on the Pacific Ocean side, very little snow falls. Summer on the Pacific Ocean side, is quite cool due to the winds that blow. Summer on the Sea of Japan side it's mainly hot. Winter on the Sea of Japan side has much more snowfall.
Akita Seishu, it's where they sell 2 kinds of sake [rice based alcohol] The two kinds are Dewatsuru and Kariho. The difference between them is their texture.
Satoh Yohsuke- They sell varieties of Udon [Japanese noodles]
Takamo & Corp-They make and sell Miso and Soy sauce
A-Factory- They sell apples and apple cider
Aomori Tourist Center
Kanesho-Vinegar, soy sauce, miso paste/sauce
Iwachu casting works- Nanbu cast ironware
Kuji Amber Museum- Crafts, art
Morioka Handi works square-Crafts
Oigen Showroom- Nanbu cast ironware
Azoth- T-shirt prints
Ganguan Kokeshiya- Wooden dolls [Kokeshi]
Izunuma Farms- Food produce [Mostly pork]
Tohoku Kogei- Dishware
Rivers & Lakes
There are 7 major rivers in Tohoku and 4 lakes.