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Ehime(Ehimeken) isJapan OfShikoku regionに 位置 す るPrefecture.Prefectural office location・The largest city isMatsuyama City.The size of the city isImabari,NiihamaContinues.Regulatory country OfIyo countryHit



Wide bowl

Geospatial Information Authority of Japan According to the report, the north, south, east and west ends of Ehime Prefecture are located at the following locations, with a length of 155.99 km east and west and a length of 157.16 km north and south.According to the Geographical Survey Institute's area survey by prefecture, city, ward, town, and village, the area of ​​Ehime prefecture is 5676.23 square kilometers.[1].

Northern end
North Latitude 34 Degrees 18 Minutes 6 Seconds East longitude 133 degree 16 min 29 sec /34.30167 degrees north latitude 133.27472 degrees east longitude / 34.30167; 133.27472 (The northernmost tip of Ehime prefecture)
Center of gravity
North Latitude 33 Degrees 37 Minutes 31 Seconds East longitude 132 degree 51 min 12 sec /33.62528 degrees north latitude 132.85333 degrees east longitude / 33.62528; 132.85333 (Ehime prefecture center of gravity)
West end
North Latitude 33 Degrees 20 Minutes 40 Seconds East longitude 132 degree 0 min 45 sec /33.34444 degrees north latitude 132.01250 degrees east longitude / 33.34444; 132.01250 (The westernmost part of Ehime prefecture)
Center point
North Latitude 33 Degrees 35 Minutes 35.5 Seconds East longitude 132 degree 51 min 10 sec /33.593194 degrees north latitude 132.85278 degrees east longitude / 33.593194; 132.85278 (Ehime prefecture center point)
Eastern end
North Latitude 33 Degrees 56 Minutes 50 Seconds East longitude 133 degree 41 min 35 sec /33.94722 degrees north latitude 133.69306 degrees east longitude / 33.94722; 133.69306 (The easternmost point of Ehime prefecture)

Southern tip
North Latitude 32 Degrees 53 Minutes 5 Seconds East longitude 132 degree 27 min 11 sec /32.88472 degrees north latitude 132.45306 degrees east longitude / 32.88472; 132.45306 (The southernmost tip of Ehime prefecture)


And many others.

nature Park

National park
Seto Inland Sea National Park,Ashizuri Uwakai National Park
National park
Ishizuchi Quasi-National Park
Prefectural nature park
Shikoku Karst Prefectural Nature Park,Saragamine Mountain Range Prefectural Natural Park,Cape Sada Peninsula Uwaumi Prefectural Natural Park,Hijira Prefectural Nature Park,Kinsako Lake Prefectural Nature Park,Okudogo Tamagawa Prefectural Nature Park,Mt. Sasayama Prefectural Natural Park


Seto Inland SeaWith the side (Chuyo/Toyo)Uwa SeaIt differs greatly from the area facing the area (Nanyo).

On the Seto Inland Sea sideRiver,(I.e.Because there is no water, it is easy to suffer from drought. Water restrictions are often established in Matsuyama and other places. In addition,KumakogenIt is cool in, and highland vegetables are cultivated.

On the Uwakai side,KuroshioUnder the influence oftyphoonBecause of this, precipitation in the warm season is generally high.

Although it is a southern country, there are 1-2 snowfalls a year in winter. EspeciallyKanmon StraitThe wet northwest passing through the sky(I.e. Iyo NadaIt is an area that crosses the land and hits the landCape Sada PeninsulaからUwajima CityThe Nanyo area to the north may be hit by heavy snow near 20 cm in the plains. As aboveWinter pressure distributionBelow, the feature is that there is more snow on the Uwakai side than on the inside of the Seto. On the other handSouth coast lowThere is a mountain on the south side of the snowfall at Toyo center where it is easy to store cold air. Also,Kumakogen TownInland areas are cold in winter and there are also ski areas.

Direct hit of typhoonKochiLess than However, the typhoonChugoku,Sea of ​​JapanIf you leave the area, that is, if you enter the eastern half of the typhoon, strong winds are likely to cause damage. Past, several times, due to strong windcitrusThe fruit damage ofSalt damageIs occurring. Also, the eastern part of the prefectureShikokuchuo City,NiihamaThen.Yamaji styleSuch phenomena are also observed.

Northwest(I.e.Under the influence ofwinterThe number of days of precipitation inPacific Coast ClimateBelongs toRegionThere are many compared toSea of ​​JapanNot as much as the side.

Warm days continue even in winter,(I.e.,Light snowThere are also days when it rains, from winterSpring:Hanging on(I.e.There are few days.

Pacific highCovered insummerIs unique to the Seto Inland Sea coastcalmOccurs, and the daytime temperature exceeds 35 degreesIntense heat-Extreme heatNextTropical nightOften becomes.

Normal values ​​in various places in Ehime Prefecture (statistical period: 1971-2000, Source:Meteorological Agency / Meteorological Statistics Information
Average price
Nanyo districtChuyo districtToyo district
Ikata Town
Ozu City
ContinentSeiyo City
Onikita Town
UwajimaMatsuyamaMatsuyama City
Matsuyama Minamiyoshida
Kumakogen Town
ImabariSaijoNiihamaShikoku Chuo
(° C)
Warmest month25.8
Coldest month6.2
Precipitation amount
Most months245.5
Minimum month42.3

Area classification

Toyo, Chuyo, Nanyo

Divide the prefecture area into threeToyo,Chuyo,NanyoIs often called. In this case, Toyo meansImabari,Saijo CityRefers to the eastern region. What is Nanyo?Ozu City,Uchiko TownRefers to the west. Chuyo is a region other than this. By the way,MeijiIn the periodKita-gunSome say that (current Ozu City, Uchiko Town) was also included in Chuyo. The three categories are familiar to the citizens of the prefecture, and even now that they are often displayed in municipalities, some broadcastersEur-lex.europa.eu eur-lex.europa.euIs also displayed in three categories.

5 local stations

In the administrative division, the local bureau of Ehime Prefecture (from east to Saijo, Imabari, Matsuyama, Hachimanhama, 5 locations in Uwajima) is also used, but the users are mostly limited to administrative personnel.2008(20)4, Toyo (Saijo), Nakayo (Matsuyama), Nanyo (Uwajima) has been reorganized into a system of three stations, Imabari, Hachimanhama is a branch office.

6 metropolitan areas

The following 6 areas have been set by the prefectural offices. The population is2006(18)6/1Current estimated population.


There are the following 11 cities, 7 counties and 9 towns in the prefecture.townAre all read as "chou".village The2005 (Heisei 17)/1/16 OfmergerHas disappeared.The regional division is different from the above division by the prefectural office.

Municipalities under the jurisdiction of the region / area
Toyo districtUma areaShikokuchuo City
Niihama/Saijo area
Chuyo districtMatsuyama area
Nanyo districtYawatahama/Ozu Area
Uwajima area



The place name of "Ehime" used to beRecord of Ancient MattersOf the first volumeIzanagiIzanamiIt appears to be "Iyu-kuni, so-called Aibi" (Iyo-kuni is so-called Ai-buri) in the stage of national life by. Later, "Aiburi" was transformed into "Ehime". It is the only prefecture with a god name.


People have lived in the prefecture for more than 2 years.1995(7) Tomine and Takami I remains in the former Futami town of Iyo City[Annotation 4]AT volcanic ashStone tools have been excavated from underneath (Aira and Isawa volcanic ash).

Ancient times

The current Ehime prefectureRegulatory countryAtIyo countryHit

Matsuyama CityThe Kume area is KumeNational constructionIt was the territory controlled by and also its central location. 7-8th century generations on and around the Kishi Plateau between Horikoshi River and Ono River in Kume areaOfficialThe remains are concentrated and distributed, and excavations are underway. The government office is located on the north side of the plateau, the “Corridor Northern Government Office” is located in the center, the “corridor structure” is located in the south-southeast, the Kuriju Abandoned Temple Tower is located outside of the southeast, and the “Kume-gun Saisho-in Temple” is located in the west.[3].. Kuruzumi Abandoned Temple is a temple built to overlap the eastern half after the corridor-like structure was destroyed at the end of the 7th century.

中 世

Edo Period

Iyo Hachihan, that is,Matsuyama Domain,Kishu clanOf the clanSaijo clan,Komatsu Domain,Imabari Domain,Ozu DomainAnd the feudal clanShintani Domain,Uwajima DomainAnd the feudal clanYoshida Domain.. Very short term,Kawanoe DomainExisted[5].


Postwar/Late Showa

1955Although it was a nationwide movement since (30), the merger of cities, towns and villages has progressed rapidly,1954As of February 29st (Showa 2), there were 1 municipalities in 6 cities and 41 towns, totaling 186 municipalities.1958By 33st April (Showa 4), there were 1 cities in 10 cities, 42 cities.
Most mergers1956(Showa 31) It was fulfilled in the middle. afterwards1963Until around (Showa 38), the merger continued in May. Since the beginning of the 40s,Mibugawa Town-MiyoshiMerger (the birth of Toyo-cho, the following yearToyo CityPromoted to),Hisaya Village OfMatsuyama CityTransfer toUwakai Village OfUwajima CityIt was only transferred to.



Ehime prefectureSecond World WarAfter that, the population surged and peaked in 1955 at around 154 million.High economic growthIn the period (late 1950s-early 1970s), a large-scale population outflow (social decline) occurred and entered a downward trend. From the latter half of the 1970s to the first half of the 1980s, the outflow of the population was small, and the trend of recovery began again. Around 1985 million people in 153, it begins to decline again[7].. In 2019Total fertility rateIs 1.46, and the population is declining naturally.

By age, it peaked at 1950 in 55.8.Young population(Under 15 years old) is decreasing (Younger). afterwards,2 next baby boom(Baby boomer generationAlthough there was a period in which the population was maintained due to the birth, the long-term downward trend continues.Working-age population(15-64 years old) also started to decrease after peaking at 1985 million in 100.6.Elderly population(65 years old and over) increased due to the fact that the working-age population is entering old age and the extension of life expectancy (Aging) Has continued, and it was 2010% as of 26.5.[7].

As the outflow destination of the population,Tokyo area-Kansai(Osaka/Kobe area)Hiroshima,OkayamaThere are many. Also, in the prefectureToyo-NanyoからChuyoPopulation tends to move to[7].

By municipality, there are no increasing local governments in the prefecture.Matsuyama CityAnd the population of the commuter town is declining slowly.The number of Nanyo regions is decreasing rapidly, and more effective measures are required.

Population distribution by age in Ehime prefecture and Japan (2005)Ehime Prefecture Population Distribution by Age and Gender (2005)
Purple-Ehime Prefecture
Green-All over Japan

Changes in the population of Ehime prefecture
Ministry of Internal Affairs and CommunicationsStatistics Bureau CensusThan


Prefectural government

Successive governors (public election)

Administrative agency

Local stations were set up in five cities (Saijo, Imabari, Matsuyama, Uwajima, Hachimanhama) as a prefecture's outsourcing organization, but due to financial difficulties in recent years and mergers of municipalities, they have been reorganized into three prefecture areas: Toyo, Chuyo, and Nanyo. The Toyo Regional Bureau is located in Saijo, the Nakayo Regional Bureau in Matsuyama, the Nanyo Regional Bureau in Uwajima, the Toyo Regional Bureau in Imabari, and the Nanyo Regional Bureau in Hachimanhama.

The agency is

Prefectural assembly


Bubble economyLarge-scale tourist facility maintenance at the timeBubble recessionThe fiscal balance of the prefecture deteriorated due to an increase in the outstanding amount of prefectural bond issuance as a result of economic measures during the period. The subsidy decrease due to the trinity reform has made it worse. Therefore, the prefecture is promoting financial reconstruction by freezing, reviewing and postponing large-scale public works, cutting salaries of prefectural staff, selling governor's offices, reorganizing administrative organs, and so on.

  • Standard financial scale 3233 yen
  • Financial capability index 0.37232 (prefecture average 0.46). Ehime PrefectureFinancial capability indexIt is classified into 0.3-0.4 group III (11 municipalities).
  • Ordinary balance ratio 89.8% (prefectural average 92.6)
  • Real balance ratio 0.6%
  • Personnel and property costs per capita 13 yen (prefectural average 0046 yen)
  • Municipal bonds per capita Current amount of 65 yen (prefectural average 6826 yen) Note The above only calculates local government bonds.
  • Real debt service ratio 14.6% (prefecture average 14.7%)
  • The number of employees per population of 100,000 is 1,388.25 (prefectural average 1,173.11). We are working to reduce the number of staff in line with the capacity optimization plan.
  • Laspeyres index 97.1 (prefecture average 99.6)

Local bond balance

  • Ordinary account local bond current amount of 9719 billion yen
  • The balance of corporate bonds (local bonds) of special accounts other than the above 415 million yen
    • Main breakdown Hospital business accounting portion About 213 billion yen
  • Local government bonds, etc. of the third sector, etc. ¥3 million
  • Total of local bonds, etc. 1 million yen (consolidated accounting)
  • Outstanding local government bonds, etc. per citizen of Ehime prefecture 70 yen (consolidated accounting)
  • Fiscal strength index: Financial strength index of 0.34 (17))

National politics

House of Representatives

longLDPWas monopolizing the constituency,45th House of Representatives general electionIn Ehime 3 Wards,Yoichi ShiraishiWas elected.46th House of Representatives general electionThen again the Liberal Democratic Party monopolized the constituency in the single-seat constituency.Proportional Shikoku blockOf 2 wardsNishioka Arata, Of 4 wardsSakurauchi Bunjo(Both menJapan Restoration PartyOfficial) was revived and won.48th House of Representatives general electionThen Yoichi Shiraishi regained his seat.

House of Councilors

Like the House of RepresentativesLDPWas monopolized by21st House of Councilors electionThen defeat the current LDP candidateDemocratic Party-Social DemocratsIndependently recommended bySatoshi Tomochi(After that, after going through the Democratic PartyPeople's lives are the firstParty) was elected.2013 Of23st House of Councilors electionThen the Liberal Democratic Party NewcomerShikokuchuo CityLongTakumi IharaWas defeated by another candidate and was elected, and the LDP was to monopolize the seats again.

Ehime Prefectural Election District

Legal Affairs Bureau

裁判 所


Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Matsuyama GarrisonTo be stationed at.Public orderandDefense dispatchWill be deployed at power plants, substations, airports, important ports, important bridges, petroleum-related facilities, important production plants, etc. in Ehime Prefecture. If the hostile force predicts an urgent attack, the target will be destroyed quickly. Also, in case of forest fire, drought, flood, etc.Disaster dispatchAlso in charge.

Economic and industrial


 Ehime Prefecture accounts for about 1% of the national economy and is called the 1% economy.Nominal name of Ehime prefecture in 30GDPIs 4.99 trillion yen, and the economic growth rate is -2.1%.In 28Matsuyama CityGDP is 1.26 trillion yen, which is about a quarter of the prefecture's total GDP supported by the prefecture's capital, Matsuyama.

 Matsuyama metropolitan areaIt is,Matsuyama CityIt consists only of cities in and around it.MountainousTakanawa PeninsulaShikoku MountainsAmong other thingsIshizuchi MountainsIs a major city in Ehime prefecture due to the influence ofImabari,Niihama,Uwajima CityIt is isolated from such.Therefore, the entire prefecture constitutes a metropolitan area.Takamatsu metropolitan area,Tokushima metropolitan areaIt does not go like this, and it becomes the third largest metropolitan area in Shikoku.But this is a story.Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Statistics BureauTo defineUrban area (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications)(1.5% metropolitan area) is the only one listed in Shikoku.By definitionMatsuyama metropolitan areaThe view of the scale of is changing.

 As mentioned above, Ehime Prefecture is isolated from the metropolitan area because each area is separated by mountains.The division of the central area defined by Ehime Prefecture is described below.



Ehime Prefecture is geographically divided into Toyo, Chuyo, and Nanyo, but in terms of industry, the aspect varies greatly depending on these regions.

  • Toyo isShikokuchuo CityPaper relations,Niihama-Saijo CityChemical industry, non-ferrous metals, industrial machinery, electrical machinery,ImabariThe manufacturing industry is mainly for shipbuilding and towels.
  • Chuyo isMatsuyama CityIn the region centered around the city, Matsuyama city alone occupies one-third of the population of Ehime prefecture, and the tertiary industry is the main center of politics, economy, and commercial activities, but the chemical industry also develops in the coastal area. doing.
  • Nanyo specializes in primary industries, mainly citrus and aquaculture. On the other hand, the agglomeration of manufacturing industry is poor, and the economic base is also weak. Therefore, prefectures and local governments in Nanyo are trying to attract companies by offering subsidies to attract call centers.


All over the prefecturecitrusIs produced,Mandarin orange-IyokanIs famous.Kiwi fruit-ChestnutIs also famous. The mandarin orange2003Until (15), we have been the number one spot in Japan, albeit by a small margin. However2004For the first time in 16 years (34)WakayamaSurrendered to Japan's No. 2017 position and was in second place until 29 (FY2018) and in 30 (FYXNUMX)ShizuokaWas overtaken and came in XNUMXrd place.

  • Naked barley -The largest production in Japan.
  • Kiwifruit-No. 2 in production in Japan, about XNUMX% nationwide share.
  • Iyokan -Production volume is the largest in Japan, with a national share of about 8%.
  • Mandarin orange-No. 3 production in Japan, about 15% market share.
  • Ponkan -No. 1 in nationwide production, about 35% nationwide share.
  • Hassaku -The third largest production volume, about 3% of the national share.
  • Chestnut-3rd place in production volume, about 1% share in Japan.
  • Navel orange -The third largest production volume, about 4% of the national share.


Forestry output is 57 million yen (2010), timber production accounts for 41 billion yen, accounting for 71.2% of the total output.[8].. The ratio of timber production is 45.1% in the ratio of forestry output nationwide, which is higher in Ehime prefecture than in Japan.[8].. In wood production by itemJapanese cypressWas the most at 22 million yen, and thenCedarIs 18 million yen[8].

1980Has a forestry output of 254 million yen[9]However, the price has fallen sharply due to a drop in prices due to the inflow of foreign timber and a decrease in forestry workers.


It faces three sea areas with different properties, the Hitanada, Iyotanada, and Uwa Sea, and each has its own fishing industry.

  • HitanadaIn, fishing is carried out by small fishing boats. It used to be a good fishing ground for sardines, but resources are depleting and the catch is not high. In the coastal areas, aquaculture of seaweed and other fish is carried out on a small scale. In addition, Thailand, Devera, etc. can be caught in the straits such as the Kurushima Strait. However, aquaculture is not popular.
  • Iyo NadaThen, fishing boat fishing is the main focus. Small fish center.
  • Uwa SeaThen.pearl,Hamachi(Yellowtail)ofAquacultureIs thriving,ThailandIs the number one in Japan for aquaculture. Pearl culture was also the best in Japan for a long time, but due to the effects of mass mortality, it slipped from the top spot in Japan.

Manufacturing industry

The amount of manufactured goods shipped (2010) was 3 billion yen,Non-ferrous metalWas the highest at 6,044 billion yen (15.9% of the total), followed bypulpIs 5,211 billion yen (13.7%),Transport machineryIs 5,112 billion yen (13.5%),ChemicalIs 4,231 billion yen (11.2%) and oil and coal is 3,936 billion yen (10.4%).[10].

The total number of establishments (2010) is 2,434 establishments. By industry,foodWas the highest at 460 establishments (18.9%), followed byfiberIs 333 establishments (13.7%) and pulp is 225 establishments (9.2%).[10].. The total number of employees (2010) was 76,347 with food at the highest level at 13,574 (17.8%), followed by pulp with 9,769 (12.8%) and “fiber” with 7,647 (10.0%).[10].

In the manufacturing industry shipment amount by municipality,ImabariIs the most common at 8,871 billion yen,Saijo CityIs 8,113 billion yen,NiihamaIs 6,150 billion yen,Shikokuchuo CityIs 6,068 billion yen,Matsuyama CityIs 4,237 billion yen. The top fourToyo districtOf the city ofUeshima TownIncluding the above, Toyo district municipalities account for more than 7% (78.5%) of the total manufacturing industry shipment value etc.[10].

Toyo district
Fiber related
Sewing industry
Paper product related
Shikokuchuo CitySuch. In addition to general paper manufacturing (newspaper, printing paper, wrapping paper, sanitary paper, etc.),calligraphyProduction of daily necessities such as paper is active.
Niihama,Saijo Cityetc.Sumitomo Group(Sumitomo Metal Mining, Sumitomo Chemical, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, SEN), Steel (Nippon Steel),Mechatronicsな ど
Imabari City.Solar oil
Electric machinery
Niihama City, Saijo City, Imabari City.Renesas Electronics,Sumitomo Heavy Industries,Harrison Toshiba Lightingな ど
Imabari City.Imabari ShipbuildingandShinkurujima Dockgroup.
Imabari City, Saijo City.Nippon Shokuken Holdings,Asahi beeretc.
Chuyo district
Fiber related
Chemical fiber-
Toray(Matsumae),Teijin(Matsuyama City) And other related factories.
Matsuyama City.Cosmo Matsuyama Oil,Mitsubishi Chemicaletc.
Matsuyama City,Toon CitySuch. Electric/electronic parts, agricultural machinery, textile machinery, etc. and their parts.Iseki agricultural machinery,Miura Industry,PHCetc.
Matsuyama City. ,Shavings(Iyo City)Such Ehime beverage,Yamaki,Martomoetc.
Nanyo district

With the withdrawal of electronic parts factories and automobile parts factories, local employees are worried about the decline in employment. However, since the fishery industry is thriving, there are multiple factories for feed and other products.

Food Products
Uwajima Cityetc.Mercian,Nisshin Marubeni feedetc.
Fish paste products
(Jakoten-Kamaboko-Sharpened fish pasteYawatahama CitySuch. Hachimizu kamaboko etc.


Formerly Niihama City (formerlyBesshi Yamamura)ofBesshi Copper MineThere were other mines, but they were closed one after another, and now they are only mining on Oshima in Imabari.

Construction industry

Bubble burstAfter that, public works were carried out one after another as a part of economic measures, and the construction industry thrived.Trinity reformDue to the decrease in public works, construction companies in the prefecture have gone bankrupt, and some companies are trying to rebuild such as company splits. The Nanyo district, which is suffering from the withdrawal of factories and business establishments due to the slump in the construction industry, has been severely damaged.

Retail trade

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In a department store, in Matsuyama cityIyotetsu Takashimaya,Matsuyama MitsukoshiThere is. Mainly as closed storesDaimaru(Imabari-Niihama),Takashimaya(Imabari City). In addition,Imabari DaimaruIt is,2008(20) Closed in December.

The general supermarket has the following stores.

Fuji Retailing
Fuji Grand:Fuji Grand Matsuyama,Fujigrand Shigenobu,Emiful MASAKIOther 9 stores in total
AEON group
oldJusco : Matsuyama City, Shikokuchuo City,Niihama
oldSaty : Imabari
After integration:Imabari
Maxvalu: Matsuyama City, Niihama City, Imabari City
The big: Niihama City, Matsuyama City, Imabari City
Marnaka: 27 stores throughout the prefecture, mainly in the Toyo and Chuyo areas

Once Nichii (Matsuyama, Imabari, Niihama, etc.),Daiei(Matsuyama, Niihama, Saijo, etc.),Izumi(Matsuyama), etc. had also made inroads, but as of January 2013 there are no such stores.

In recent years, it is a supermarket that is open 24 hours a day in OkayamaDaikoku Tensan(La Mu, Dio, since 2005) andHallowsThere is also a store offensive by (since 2010). (As of January 2020, 1 Daikokuten: 7, Hellos: 7)

Electricity/gas industry

Electricity in the prefectureShikoku Electric PowerIs supplied by the islands of Imabari city,Ueshima TownThen.China Electric Power, In the Besshiyama area of ​​NiihamaSumitomo Kyodo PowerPowered by.

The main power plant is

In addition, there are several hydro and wind power plants in the prefecture.

The prefecture has the Ikata Nuclear Power Station, which is the only nuclear power station in Shikoku. Shikoku Electric Power's nuclear headquarters is headquarteredTakamatsuWas installed in2011(23) We plan to relocate to Matsuyama City at the end of June except for some departments such as the Nuclear Fuel Department.[11].

City gasShikoku GasIt is maintained only in some areas such as Matsuyama City, Imabari City, Uwajima City. Therefore, most areas are supplied with propane gas.

Information and communication industry

In Ehime Prefecture, we are subsidizing to attract call centers,Nanyo districtHe has succeeded in attracting a call center to Matsuyama City. In addition to a call center, Matsuyama City also has a centralized administration center of a major insurance company.CybozuMany new jobs are being created, including plans to establish a development base in


The total number of tourists in Ehime prefecture is 2450 million (9), and the total consumption of tourists is 2011 billion yen (1049).[12].

By region, the Matsuyama area (Chuyo district) Is the most, with a total of 1010[13], Imabari area (Imabari-Ueshima Town), 436 thousand people, Yawatahama/Ozu area (Yawatahama City-Ozu City-Seiyo City-Uchiko Town-Ikata Town) Totals 402 people (3), Toyo Eastern region (Shikokuchuo City-Niihama-Saijo City) Total 335 thousand people, Uwajima area (Uwajima City-Matsuno Town-Onikita Town-Ainan Town) Has reached a total of 267.[13].

Tourists outside the prefectureOnomichiImabariTieShimanami KaidoOpened, opened1999The total number of tourists outside the prefecture has exceeded 1100 million, and the number of tourists has increased significantly, which is called the "Shimanami Boom".[14].2000The number of tourists outside the prefecture decreased due to the end of the boom, but since then, the number has remained between 800 million and 1000 million[14].. The total number of tourists outside the prefecture in 2011 was 9,396 thousand, and the total consumption of tourists was 931 billion yen.[15].

Michelin guideHas a history of 2 years, each selected as 3000 stars in JapanDogo Onsen,ShikokuBiggestHirayama CastleIsMatsuyama CastleIn addition, there are tourist resources such as natural and cultural facilities peculiar to the East, Chugoku, and Nanyo regions, and many events are held in various parts of the prefecture every year.

Major companies headquartered in the prefecture

Listed companies

Unlisted company

Manufacturing industry (machinery/electrical equipment)

Manufacturing industry (shipbuilding)

Manufacturing industry (petroleum/chemical)

Manufacturing industry (paper and pulp)

Manufacturing industry (metal)

Major companies with base offices and factories in the prefecture

Major companies that have factories and offices in the prefecture (excluding the items above)

Financial institution


Credit union

post office


Life and transportation


Ehime Prefectural PoliceIt is under the jurisdiction of the headquarters. The following 16 police stations are located.

Japan Coast Guard

Sixth District Coast Guard HeadquartersUnder the jurisdiction of.

  • Matsuyama Coast Guard (Matsuyama City)
  • Imabari Coast Guard (Imabari City)
    • Niihama Coast Guard Station (Niihama City)
    • Mishima Kawanoe Branch (Shikoku Chuo City)
  • Uwajima Coast Guard (Uwajima City)
  • Kurushima Kaikyo Marine Transportation Center(Imabari City)



Currently, the airports in Ehime prefectureMatsuyama AirportOnly.On domestic flightsTokyo-Narita-Osaka-Central part-Fukuoka-Kagoshima-Naha, On international flightsShanghai/Pudong-Seoul/Incheon-Taipei/TaoyuanThere are regular flights to.1959から1965UntilNiihamaThere is a maritime airport in the Kuroshima area of ​​OsakaOitaThere was a regular flight to.

Domestic flights

Japan Airlines(JAL)[Annotation 5]Tokyo/Haneda,Osaka/Itami,Fukuoka,Kagoshima
All Nippon Airways(ANA)[Annotation 6]Tokyo/Haneda,Nagoya/Chubu, Osaka / Itami,Okinawa/Naha
IBEX Airlines(IBX)[Annotation 7]Nagoya/Chubu
Jetstar Japan(JJP)[Annotation 8]Tokyo/Narita

International flights

Flag of the People's Republic of China China Eastern Airlines (MU)[Annotation 9]Chugoku-Shanghai/Pudong(Mon-Fri)[Annotation 10]
Republic of Korea flagJeju Airlines(7 C) South Korea-Seoul/Incheon(Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday)[Annotation 11]
Republic of China flagEVA Air(BR)[Annotation 12]Republic of China (Taiwan)-Taipei/Taoyuan(Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday)[Annotation 13]


Regarding the JR line,Kawanoe StationからIyoichi StationThe section is electrified, and the number of regular trains during the day is less than one per hour throughout the prefecture.Also, do not own a JR lineOkinawaThere is no JR line station that owns a platform for passengers on line 46 or higher in 4 prefectures except for (as of 2022. The number of JR line stations in the prefecture is 3 or less).




Medical and welfare

Disaster base hospital
Ehime Prefecture Disaster Base Hospital
Licensed Nursery School
List of Ehime Preschools


Part of the prefecture, especiallyNanyo districtIn public junior high school, there is still a problem of so-called compulsory club activities for students.




Junior college


Correspondence University
College of technology
Secondary school



Vocational school
Special school
high school
Junior high school
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Mass media

News (Chinese)

TV station


In Ehime prefectureTV Tokyo seriesYou can watch 4 major key stations affiliated stations except.However,Heisei New BureauAi TV and Ehime Asahi TV have fewer relay stations than the starting stations.

The master station transmission station for digital TV is in Iyo CityMountainIt is located in


In Ehime prefecture1957(32)5/29ToNHK Matsuyama Broadcasting StationBut the next1958(33)12/1ToNankai BroadcastingStarted TV broadcasting by VHF wave respectively. Four years later1962(37)6/1NHK Matsuyama has begun broadcasting educational TV (E-Television) in addition to the general TV until then, and as a result, this will be the last VHF station in Ehime prefecture. And UHF stations opened nationwide1969(44)12/10, Ehime Broadcasting (currently the first UHF station in Ehime Prefecture)TV Ehime) Was opened. After that, until the beginning of Heisei, there was no change in the television situation, and for 23 years, NHK, Nippon Television and Fuji-based 3 stations and 4 wave era continued. However, when entering Heisei1992(4)10/1ToAi TVBut,1995(7)4/1ToEhime Asahi TVSince the opening of the TV, the number of commercial broadcasts has suddenly doubled, and the television environment has changed and improved significantly. afterwards2006(18)10/1, All stations at onceTerrestrial digital TV broadcasting(Common name:Terrestrial digital), after 5 years of analog/digital coexistence period2011(23)7/24The analog broadcasting until then is finished and it reaches the present.

Radio stations

FM Ehime's master station transmission station and Nankai Broadcasting's FM complementary broadcast main relay station are the same as the digital TV master stationMountainHowever, the NHK-FM transmission station is located in downtown Matsuyama.ShiroyamaIt is located in

Community radio stations

Cable tv station

Amateur radio FM relay station (repeater) installation location/frequency

JR5WA (Matsuyama CityTakanawa mountain) 439.40 MHz, 1291.38 MHz, 2426.22 MHz
It is installed on the Takanawa Peninsula protruding from the Shikoku side into the Nishi Seto Inland Sea, on the summit of Takanawa Mountain with an altitude of about 1000 m, relaying Matsuyama with the first and second populations of Ehime Prefecture and Imabari, and a wide area such as the coastal area of ​​the Nishi Seto Inland Sea. Repeater with various service areas
JR5WC (Kumakogen TownJingamori) 439.82 MHz, 1292.82 MHz
Saragamine Mountain Range Prefectural Natural ParkIt is located in Jingamori, an altitude of 1,200m, and is located at the highest peak in the prefecture. In addition to relaying the Matsuyama Plain and Kuma-Kogen Town, it also includes the Seto Inland Sea coastal areas of western Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, and Oita as service areas.[Annotation 14].
JR5WK (Uwajima CityKoiwamichi) 439.76 MHz, 1292.36 MHz
A repeater located on Koiwamichi (formerly Tsushima Town) at an altitude of about 450m and relays between the central city of Nanyo, Uwajima, and Minamiuwa-gun. In Nanyo, there are few flatlands, and because of the rias coast, radio wave propagation between cities is poor, and a relay station is indispensable.
JR5WO (Shikokuchuo CityKureishi Kogen) 439.64 MHz, 1292.74 MHz
Located in the Kureishi Plateau at an altitude of 800 m, it is the former area of ​​Niihama, Shikoku Chuo, the western part of Kagawa Prefecture and the mountain village of Toyo.Shingu Village-Besshi YamamuraRepeater to relay. The coastal areas of western Okayama prefecture and eastern Hiroshima prefecture are also included in the service area due to sea propagation.
JR5WR (Ozu CityMt. Kannan) 439.88 MHz, 1292.22 MHz, 2425.44 MHz
ParaglidingThe repeater is located in Jinnanyama at an altitude of 710m, where there are bases, etc. A part of Kuma Kogen Town is also included in the service area.
JR5WS (Izumigamori, Uwajima City) 439.56 MHz, 1292.60 MHz, 2425.38 MHz
A repeater located in Izumigamori, which has a TV tower in the Uwajima area at an altitude of about 750 m, and relays between Uwajima city and Onikita-cho/Matsuno-cho. The coastal area in the southern part of Oita prefecture, which is located on the opposite bank from the altitude, is also included in the service area.
JR5WW (Saijo CityYokomine Temple) 439.96 MHz
A repeater that relays Saijo and Imabari above Yokomineji Temple at an altitude of 780m. From its altitudeHitanadaThe area is also included in the service area.
JR5WX (Ikata TownMiharuyama) 439.52 MHz, 1292.66 MHz
A repeater located on Mt. Mihara (elevation of about 400 meters), which is the middle point of Cape Sada, and relays each town on the Cape Sada Peninsula to the cities of Yawatahama City and the coast of Iyotan and Uwa Sea. From that location, Matsuyama and the east coast of Oita Prefecture are also included in the service area.
JR5WY (Ainan TownMishou Nakaura) 439.62 MHz
A local repeater located in Nakaura, a former Miso town at an altitude of about 200m, that relays the whole area of ​​the Ainan area where the radio wave condition is bad due to the rias coast
JR5VL (Iyo CityShinkozan) 439.20 MHz, 1291.56 MHz
Located on Mt. Qinhuang, which has a TV transmission tower in the Zhongshan area at an altitude of about 870m, the plan repeater relays the Matsuyama plain and mountain villages such as former Nakayama town, former Hirota village and Uchiko town. From that location, part of Kuma Kogen Town and the western part of Hiroshima Prefecture, Yamaguchi Prefecture, and the Seto Inland Sea coastal area of ​​Oita Prefecture are also included in the service area.
JP5YCF (Ominegadai, Matsuyama City) 439.62 MHz, 1292.62 MHz
A local repeater that relays between Matsuyama plains, which has more than one-third of the population of Ehime prefecture.JRMatsuyama StationIt is installed on Ominegadai, which has an altitude of 130 meters on the west side of.
JP5YCG (Ueshima TownUoshima Shiroyama) 439.90 MHz, 1292.56 MHz
On the solitary island in the center of the Seto Inland Sea, the fishing islandUoshimaThis is a repeater that is installed on the Shiroyama Observatory (at an altitude of 150 meters) and the village of Uoshima faces Hiroshima prefecture, so it relays the entire former Uoshima village and the entire Toyo area of ​​Ehime prefecture. Although the altitude is not so high, it has strong sea propagation, soShimanami KaidoIs also included in the service area.
JP5YCI (Seiyo CityKongo Rock) 439.70 MHz
A repeater located in Kongoiwa (altitude about 500 meters), which has a TV tower in the Nomura area, and relays between the Nomura area in the mountains and Ozu City. Due to the altitude, part of Hijikawa town is also included in the service area.
JP5YCJ (Yawatahama CityTownship) 1292.02 MHz
A local repeater that relays between Yawatahama City and Ozu City in a village (pass) at an altitude of about 300 meters in the western part of Yawatahama City.

Japan Amateur Radio Federation Make (JARL) a licenseeAmateur radioRelay stations are installed in various locations throughout the prefecture, and the operation and management is conducted by volunteers by the Ehime Repeater Study Group, which has a close relationship with the JARL Ehime Prefectural Branch, except for JR5WA, which is a direct control station of JARL. The topography of Ehime prefecture is the highest peak in western JapanMount IshizuchiThere are many steep mountains, such as those with ridges, and there are various factors that hinder communication between cities and villages, such as the Ryan coast of Nanyo, so there is a feature that it is installed to cover them.[16].


Prefectural temperament and cultural background

Edo PeriodToIyohachiAs many calledClanAs a result of the separation, the culture is subtly different in each region. This point is the sameShikokuKochi Prefecture (Tosa,Tosa Domain) And Tokushima prefecture (Awa,Tokushima Domain), Nihan (Takamatsu Domain,Marugame ClanThe situation is different from that of Kagawa prefecture (Sanuki).

Meiji EraThe following three geographical divisions, Toyo, Chuyo, and Nanyo, are also indispensable elements for talking about the cultural background.

The Ehime person's temperament is conservative in a nutshell.

Since ancient times, there have been plenty of mountain and seafood, so there are many that can be called local cuisine.

The temperament of the residents is said to have diminished today, but it differs slightly between Toyo, Chuyo and Nanyo.

In a parable, if there is 100 million yen, Toyo people will start business with it and try to increase it by 2 to 3 times, Chuyo people deposit it and use interest rate as a hobby, It is said that people in the Nanyo who dream of life make a large amount of money to spend all night (especially banquets). ing)


The dialect in Ehime prefectureIyobenIt is called, but there are differences depending on the region.Natsume SosekiThe novel "Bocchan"Zona Moshi" is famous for its influence, but it is a dialect of Matsuyama City, and in current Matsuyama City, it is barely a trace to the "Zona" used by some elderly people. Is not used. Iyo dialect has a large regional difference in accent, and in Toyo and ChuyoKeihan accent, In NanyoTokyo accent, In OzuCollapse accent.In terms of vocabulary and expressions, Toyo Eastern isSanuki dialect, Toyo WestHiroshima dialect, ChuyoKansai dialect, NanyoHata dialectYou can see the relationship with.[Source required]

Food culture:

local cuisine

  • Barley miso -Ehime Prefecture is nationwideNaked barleyAccount for 4% of the productionMatsuyama PlainPaddy riceIt is planted as. More than 30 barley miso factories using such wheat are distributed throughout Ehime prefecture. Since a large amount of wheat is used, the amount of koji contained is also slightly increased, fermentation progresses, and the taste has a unique sweetness. It has a unique taste depending on the manufacturing plant, but it is generally said that the sweetness increases as it goes south in the prefecture.Iyo SatsumaSuch as using misolocal cuisineThere is also.
  • Soy sauce -Like Miso, the sweetness tends to increase in the south, and people in other prefectures even describe it as "sugar soy sauce" (sometimes sugar is added during the actual making process).

Special products/special products

Traditional crafts

Traditional crafts designated by the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Tobe ware(Porcelain,1976
(Japanese paper,1977
Traditional crafts



Tangible cultural property building

Historic Sites/Old Sites

Matsuyama Castle
Hideyoshi Toyotomi OfKorean troop dispatchAt the time ofNaval forceWas the general ofYoshiaki KatoBut,1602(Keicho 7th year)Hirayama CastleAndShiroyama ParkWhole countryHistoric siteSo, 21 buildings are nationalImportant cultural propertyIs specified in.Kurofune visitHit the next year of1854(First year of Ansei)RelativeMatsudaira familyByMain platform OfCastle towerAs the herd was rebuilt, the representative emblemAoi's crest.ShiroyamaOf the forest of trees is designated by the prefectureNatural treasure.. For the convenience of climbers,Shiroyama cablewayIs installed.Japan XNUM X Meijo,100 beautiful historical sites in Japan(Dogo OnsenWith),Japan Sakura Famous Place XNUM X Selection,Top 100 historical parks in JapanMatsuyama Castle with an altitude of 150 mCastle towerThe view from is also wonderful,Matsuyama City OfLandmarkAnd represent Ehime PrefectureTourismSightseeing spotIs.There are only 12 places in JapanExtant castle towerone of.
Uwajima Castle
Date familyA castle of 10 stones.Japan XNUM X Meijo.Daimyo garden OfTenkyu GardenAlso extant.There are only 12 places in JapanExtant castle towerone of.
Imabari Castle
Takato TodoBuilt byJapan's Three Great Water Castlesso,Japan XNUM X Meijo.
Ozu Castle
Japan XNUM X Meijo
Yuzuki Castle
Dogo Onsennear中 世 OfCastle OfTerritoryRemains,Japan XNUM X Meijo
Mt. Ooyama Gion Shrine

Sightseeing spot


Dogo OnsenSince ancient times as represented byNatural hot springIs familiar.

Festivals and events

  • (Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the first week of April every year) It is held around Matsuyama Castle during this season when cherry blossoms are in full bloom. Daimyo procession, tea party, head familyBaseball fistThe national convention and events by local students are the highlights.
  • (Every April 4th, 19th, 20st) Dogo Onsen dance and historical picture scroll parade
  • Matsuyama Festival (August 8th, 11th, 12th every year) Baseball fist dance based on baseball fist, baseball fist samba walks around Matsuyama city

Niihama Taiko Festival

October 10th, 16th, 17th every year.

50 in totalDrum standIs a festival that walks around the town.Meiji EraIn addition, with the development of the town, it has become large and luxurious, and it has also affected the taiko drums outside the city.

It was gathered in five districts in the city and held a comparison, and it was so popular that it attracted hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, but now it has fallen to around 5.

The inner stairs of Naiku Shrine in the early morning of the 16th are raised inside the shrine.

17 amKokuryo RiverRiverbed, Yamane ground on the afternoon of the 17th, in front of the factory on the evening of the 17th, in front of Takihama station on the evening of the 17th, Oehama on the morning of 18th, afternoon of the 18th, afternoon of the 18th, etc. ..

Of the Kawanishi district on the morning of the 18th of every other yearNiihama PortFunayuki performed at Ichinomiya ShrineMikoshi OfFunatoIn line with this, an event to accompany a taikodai on a barge. In recent yearsNiihama East PortAlso, in the following year in the Kawanishi district, ship miyuki came to be held.

Awa Odori, one of the "Shikoku Three Big Festivals" lined up in Yosakoi.

Doi Taiko Festival

October 10th, 13th, 14th every year.

The highlight is the support of 14 taiko drums held in Furusato Square on the 14th.

There is also a spectacular fight between the taikodais called "Hachiai" in the Sekigawa area on the 15th.

Saijo Festival

The dates will vary depending on the shrine,Kama ShrineThen every OctoberSports DayTwo days before, the day before,Ishioka ShrineThen every October 10th and 14th,Isono ShrineIt is October 10th and 15th every year.

Floats in KyotoGion FestivalThere is a place that leads toDanjiriThe highlight is the mixing and carrying of taiko drums and portable shrines.

Uwajima Ushioni Festival

October 7th, 22th, 23th every year.

UshioniparadeThere is.

Sights and theme parks


Sports Facilities

Foreign relations

Works set in Ehime Prefecture

Literary arts


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Ehime prefectureKensaburo Oe(1994Nobel Prize for Literature),Shuji Nakamura(2014Nobel Prize in Physics),Syukuro Manabe(2021 Nobel Prize in Physics)Nobel Prize winnerIs producing.


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注 釈

  1. ^ The current prefecture chapter was established in 1989. Even today, public notices that specify prefecture badges are valid, but are rarely used, and only the prefecture flag is often introduced.
  2. ^ Adjacent across the sea
  3. ^ Adjacent across the sea
  4. ^ Both ruins are located at an altitude of about 300 meters. From the bottom of AT volcanic ash at Toho remainsLocally polished stone ax・A trapezoidal stone tool and a large andesite stone core have been found in the Takami I site, with flakes made by chert and fragments made by recommendations. In addition, from the top of AT volcanic ash of Takami I siteKnife shaped stonewareAnd stone cores have been excavated[2].
  5. ^ Jay Air,Japan Air CommuterThere are flights operated by the aircraft and crew of.
  6. ^ ANA WingsThere are flights operated by the aircraft and crew of.
  7. ^ All Nippon AirwaysCode share with (ANA) (all flights).
  8. ^ Japan AirlinesCode share with (JAL) (only when connecting to JAL international flights).
  9. ^ Code-share flights with Japan Airlines (JL).
  10. ^ Two flights a week (Monday / Friday) at the time of service. The number of flights has been increased from April 2, 2012 to 4 flights a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday) and from October 18, 3 to 2012 flights (Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday), but from October 10, 29 to a week. Reduced to 4 flights (Monday / Friday).Airbus A2013 aircraft.
  11. ^ From November 2017, 11, it will be in service three times a week (Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday).Boeing 2-3 aircraft. During July / August 737 and the winter schedule, the number of flights was increased to 800 per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday). The 2018 winter schedule will be canceled due to the deterioration of Japan-Korea relations.
  12. ^ All Nippon Airways (NH) ・Air New ZealandCodeshare flights with (NZ).
  13. ^ From July 2019, 7, it will be in service twice a week (Thursday and Sunday).Airbus A18 aircraft. From April 2, 321, the number of flights will be increased to 2020 per week (Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday).
  14. ^ At the time of the opening of the station, there was no planned repeater system and there was no allocation of wide area repeater frequencies.
  15. ^ Nagoya City Science MuseumUntil 2010, when it was completed, there was one of the world's largest science museums.


  1. ^ Area adjustment by prefectures, cities, towns and villages nationwide Geographical Survey Institute March 2013, 11 reading
  2. ^ Hiroshi Terauchi "Ehime no Akebono" "History of Ehime Prefecture, Pp. 13-14.
  3. ^ Hiroshi Terauchi "Ancient Nation and Iyo Kuni"History of Ehime PrefecturePp. 43-44.
  4. ^ "Special region of Japan Special edition 64 Is this all right? Ehime Prefecture42, 43.
  5. ^ "Special region of Japan Special edition 64 Is this all right? Ehime Prefecture44, 45.
  6. ^ "Special region of Japan Special edition 64 Is this all right? Ehime Prefecture』46, 47
  7. ^ a b c "Ehime Prefecture Population Vision". https://www.pref.ehime.jp/h12100/jinnkoumonndai/documents/271027zinkoubijon.pdf April 2017, 1Browse. 
  8. ^ a b c Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Statistics Department (2010) “Production Forestry Income Statistics”
  9. ^ Forest Department, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Department, Ehime Prefecture “For forests and forestry in Ehime (22 version)”
  10. ^ a b c d Economic Statistics Section, Statistics Division, Administration Bureau, Planning and Promotion Department, Ehime Prefecture (2010) "22 Industrial Statistics Survey"
  11. ^ [Radioactivity Leakage] Shikoku Electric Power and Nuclear Power Headquarters Move to Ehime -MSN Sankei News December 2011, 4[Broken link]
  12. ^ Ehime Prefecture (2011) “Number of tourists and their consumption in 23”, page 2
  13. ^ a b Ehime Prefecture (2011) “Number of tourists and their consumption in 23”, page 3
  14. ^ a b Ehime Prefecture (2011) “Number of tourists and their consumption in 23”, page 5
  15. ^ Ehime Prefecture (2011) “23 Tourists and Their Consumption”, page 4
  16. ^ Mobile Ham May 1985/January 5 Issue Radio Experiment, CQ ham radio October 1986 CQ Publisher, JARL Ehime Prefectural Bulletin 1-2008


  • Kusuo Uchida; Hiroshi Terauchi; Tsutomu Kawaoka; Tatsuo Yano "History of Ehime Prefecture" Yamakawa Shuppansha, 2003.ISBN 978-4-634-32380-3. 
  • "Special Edition of Japan's Special Region 64 Is This OK? Ehime Prefecture" Micro Magazine, 2014.ISBN 978-4-89637-487-2. 

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