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West Japan-East Japan Tomorrow 15th (Thursday), there is a risk of a local heavy thunderstorm Be wary of sediment-related disasters

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From western Japan to eastern Japan, it is necessary to pay attention to severe gusts such as lightning strikes and tornadoes from tomorrow 15th (Thursday).

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East Japan

East Japan(Higashi Nippon, Higashi Nippon)JapanIs a term used to roughly divideto East MalaysiaPoint to half. The antonym isWest Japan.

範 囲

In generalHokkaido-Tohoku region-Kanto regionPoint to[Annotation 1][Annotation 2].

In a broad senseChubu regionIncluding[3], In a narrow sense, the Hokkaido and Tohoku regionsNorthern JapanClassified into[Annotation 3], Kanto region only or Kanto region and Chubu region.

In the field of geology,Fossa Magna OfItoigawa~Himekawa~Lake Aoki~Azumino~Shiojiri pass~Kamanashi River~(I.e.~Fuji RiverEast of East Japan[5][6][7] If there is a theoryItoigawa Shizuoka Structural LineThere is also a theory that the east is East Japan.

In the field of dialectsJapanese OfEast Japan dialect(Eastern dialect)Hokkaido dialect-Tohoku dialect-Kanto dialect-Tokai Higashiyama dialect OfNiigata(Sado Islandexcept for)·Nagano-Gifu-AichiPointing east[8].

From various cultural aspectsNiigata-Nagano-ShizuokaEast of each prefecture may be referred to as East Japan[9][10](However, Sado Island may be excluded).

In the weather forecast, there are 4 classifications of Northern Japan, Eastern Japan, Western Japan, Okinawa and Amami,KantoKoshin-Hokuriku-Tokai(MieIncluding), HokkaidoTohokuIs considered to be Northern Japan[11].

In addition,KinkiTo the Kanto region,KinaiAgainstSouth Kanto,Western countryAgainstEastern country(Example:East Japan Broadcasting) May point to. Other than thatBiotaThere is[Annotation 4].

"JTB Private Railway Timetable East Japan Version" (JTB publishing) Lists the times of all trains east of Shizuoka, Nagano, and Niigata prefectures. According to "23 University Admissions Center Examination Precautions", the jurisdiction of the East Japan area in the supplementary examination of the University Admissions Center Examination is Hokkaido.Tohoku,KantoKoshinetsu,ShizuokaHas become[13].

Of Aichi prefecture, which is located in the center of JapanWebsiteStates that "Aichi Prefecture is often geographically included in eastern Japan."[14].

East Japan at power frequency

The frequency of AC power in the eastern Japan region is 50Hz in most regions.It is 60Hz in some areas, and the boundary is in Shizuoka prefecture.Fuji River,Yamanashi,GunmaAnd in NiigataItoigawaEast. For more information"Commercial power frequency#Japanese commercial power frequency"checking.


As of October 2018, 10, the total population (Hokkaido, Tohoku, Kanto region) was 1 million, accounting for 5740% of Japan's total population.

On the other hand, the total fertility rate is very low. In 2018, there was no prefecture in the Tohoku region in Hokkaido that exceeded Aichi prefecture, which occupies one of the three major metropolitan areas. According to the ranking by prefecture in 1, only Fukushima Prefecture (2018th place) is in the 25th place. Particularly in the lower 20th to 1th, Tokyo and its suburbs (Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama) and Hokkaido's Tohoku prefectures (Hokkaido, Miyagi, Akita) are concentrated.

Names of major companies and organizations bearing East Japan

Those that reflect the actual conditions of the region

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注 釈

  1. ^ It is a "generic term for Kanto, Tohoku, and Hokkaido."[1].
  2. ^ Normally, the three regions of Kanto, Tohoku, and Hokkaido are designated as East Japan.[2].
  3. ^ "Tohoku region/Hokkaido"[4].
  4. ^ For example, the group of chromosomes of the gerbilToyama-浜 松It is divided into east and west with a line[12].


  1. ^ "Concise Japanese Geographic Names Dictionary", December 1989, 12rd edition."East Japan" ① item.
  2. ^ Takashi Akiba "Land Japonica, Encyclopedia of Japanese Places" December 1996."East Japan" item.
  3. ^ "Kojien 5th Edition" October 1999."East Japan" item.
  4. ^ "Concise Japanese Geographic Names Dictionary", December 1989, 12rd edition."North Japan" item.
  5. ^ "Concise Japanese Geographic Names Dictionary", December 1989, 12rd edition."East Japan" ② item.
  6. ^ "Junior high school course of study commentary society”. As of May 2014, 7オ リ ジ ナ ルMore archives.2014/4/19Browse.Ministry of education. P52.
  7. ^ "Tokyo Gakugei University FY2010 Priority Research Development Report of "Primary School Social Studies" Education Program in Teacher Training Course”. As of May 2014, 4オ リ ジ ナ ルMore archives.2014/4/19Browse. Tokyo Gakugei University. P18.
  8. ^ Misao Tojo "Japanese dialectology" 1954.
  9. ^ "Concise Japanese Geographic Names Dictionary", December 1989, 12rd edition.③ item of “East Japan”.
  10. ^ Takashi Akiba "Land Japonica, Encyclopedia of Japanese Places" December 1996. East Japan section.
  11. ^ JMA region name
  12. ^ Hamashima Shoten editorial department "New Stage Biology Chart New Edition" November 2002."Chromosomal distribution map of the mouse," on page 189.
  13. ^ "Posted the 23 University Entrance Examination Center Examination Notes”. As of May 2012, 10オ リ ジ ナ ルMore archives.2010/12/21Browse.
  14. ^ "Is Aichi Prefecture East Japan or West Japan? Q & A Aichi Prefecture”. As of May 2013, 7オ リ ジ ナ ルMore archives.2009/7/4Browse.
  15. ^ "Latest National Municipal Encyclopedia," June 2006."Asahi-Machi 2 Asahi Town" item.


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