Honshū Island means "main island" in Japanese and is the largest island in the center of Japan. Also spelled Honshu. To the north and west is is the Sea of Japan. To the north is Tsugaru Strait and Hokkaido. To the south is the Seto Inland Sea and Shikoku Island and Kyūshū Island.
Chūbu Region (Chubu Region)
Niigata Prefecture located on the northern coast of Honshu bordering the Sea of Japan to the north.
Gifu Prefecture located in central Honshū.
Aichi Prefecture located on the southern coast of central Honshū.
Shizuoka Province located on the southern coast of Japan between Tokyo and Osaka.
Ishikawa Prefecture located in the Hokuriku region of northern Honshū formally known as Kaga Province.
Kawasaki located between Tokyo and Yokohama.
Yokohama borders Tokyo Bay, second largest city in Japan.
Kantō Region (Kanto Region)
Tokyo Metropolis (Tokyo Prefecture) includes Tokyo, Izu Islands and Ogasawara Subprefecture.
Chiba Prefecture located to the east of Tokyo, includes Chiba City, Narita and Tateyama borders Tokyo Bay.
Kanagawa Prefecture borders Tokyo Bay and includes Yokohama, Ofuna, Yokosuka and Uraga.
Ibaraki Prefecture located on the southern central coast of Honshu.
Tōhoku Region (Tohoku Region)
Aomori Prefecture located at the northern tip of Honshū.
Kyōto Prefecture includes Kyoto.
Osaka Prefecture includes Osaka.
Hyōgo Prefecture includes Kobe and Awaji Island.
Hiroshima Prefecture located on the south coast of southern Honshū.
Yamaguchi Prefecture located on the south coast of southern Honshū.
Honshū Bodies of Water
Tokyo Bay borders Tokyo on the southern coast of Honshu.
Sagami Bay (Sagami Wan) borders southern coast of Honshu.
Sagami Sea (Sagami Nada) borders Sagami Bay and the southern coast of Honshu.
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October 23, 2019