|Subdivisions||Districts: 6, Municipalities: 26|
|• Governor||Shunji Kōno|
|• Total||7,735.32 km2 (2,986.62 sq mi)|
(June 1, 2019)
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||JP-45|
|Bird||Ijima copper pheasant (Phasianus soemmerringii ijimae)|
|Flower||Hamayu (Crinum asiaticum var. japonicum)|
|Tree||Phoenix palm (Phoenix canariensis)|
Miyazaki Prefecture is on the eastern coast of the island of Kyushu, surrounded by the Pacific Ocean to the south and east, Ōita Prefecture to the north, and Kumamoto and Kagoshima prefectures to the west. It is one of only two locations on Earth where the fungus Chorioactis geaster is found. Miyazaki is the home of the hyuganatsu fruit.
As of 31 March 2019, 12% of the total land area of the prefecture was designated as Natural Parks, namely the Kirishima-Kinkōwan National Park; Kyūshū Chūō Sanchi, Nichinan Kaigan, Nippō Kaigan, and Sobo-Katamuki Quasi-National Parks; and Mochio-Sekinoo, Osuzu, Saitobaru-Sugiyasukyō, Sobo Katamuki, Wanitsuka, and Yatake Kōgen Prefectural Natural Parks.
Nine cities are in Miyazaki Prefecture:
These are the towns and villages of each district:
The sports teams listed below are based in Miyazaki.
The following travel- and tourism-related videos were shot and provided by video artist egawauemon.
Asahigaoka Station (旭ヶ丘駅, Asahigaoka-eki) is a railway station in Nobeoka, Miyazaki, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Hasugaike Station
Hasugaike Station (蓮ヶ池駅, Hasugaike-eki) is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Higashi-Tsuno Station
Higashi-Tsuno Station (東都農駅, Higashi-Tsuno-eki) is a railway station in Tsuno, Miyazaki, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Hyūga-Kutsukake Station
Hyūga-Kutsukake Station (日向沓掛駅, Hyūga-Kutsukake-eki) is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Hyūga Province
Hyūga Province (日向国, Hyūga no kuni) was an old province of Japan on the east coast of Kyūshū, corresponding to the modern Miyazaki Prefecture. It was sometimes called Nisshū (日州) or Kōshū (向州). Hyūga bordered on Bungo, Higo, Ōsumi, and Satsuma Province.
The ancient capital was near Saito.Kadogawa Station
Kadogawa Station (門川駅, Kadogawa-eki) is a railway station in Kadogawa, Miyazaki, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Kanō Station (Miyazaki)
Kanō Station (加納駅, Kanō-eki) is a railway station is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Kiyotake Station
Kiyotake Station (清武駅, Kiyotake-eki) is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Kyushu Chūō Expressway
The Kyushu Chūō Expressway (九州中央自動車道, Kyūshū-Chūō Jidōsha-dō) is an incomplete two-lane national expressway in that crosses the island of Kyushu, namely in Kumamoto Prefecture and Miyazaki Prefecture. It is owned and operated primarily by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT), but has a short section maintained and tolled by the West Nippon Expressway Company at its western terminus at the Kyushu Expressway. The route is signed E77 under MLIT's "2016 Proposal for Realization of Expressway Numbering."Mimi River (Japan)
Mimi River is a river of Japan. It flows through the Miyazaki Prefecture. There is cascade of six dams built on the river with two dams in the upstream basin of the Tsukabaru Dam and three dams (Yamasubaru Dam, Saigo Dam, and Ouchibaro Dam) on the downstream.Minami-Hyūga Station
Minami-Hyūga Station (南日向駅, Minami-Hyūga-eki) is a railway station in Hyūga, Miyazaki, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Minami-Miyazaki Station
Minami-Miyazaki Station (南宮崎駅, Minami-Miyazaki-eki) is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is the junction between the Nippō Main Line to Kagoshima in the southwest and the Nichinan Line to Shibushi in the south of Kyushu.Miyakonojō Station
Miyakonojō Station (都城駅, Miyakonojō-eki) is a railway station on the Nippō Main Line and Kitto Line in Miyakonojō, Miyazaki, Japan, operated by Kyushu Railway Company.Miyazaki Airport
Miyazaki Airport (宮崎空港, Miyazaki Kūkō) (IATA: KMI, ICAO: RJFM) is an airport located 3.2 km (2.0 mi) south southeast of Miyazaki, a city in the Miyazaki Prefecture of Japan.
The second floor has the head office of Solaseed Air.Nishi-Miyakonojō Station
Nishi-Miyakonojō Station (西都城駅, Nishi-Miyakonojō-eki) is a railway station of JR Kyushu Nippō Main Line in Miyakonojō, Miyazaki, Japan.Nyutabaru Air Base
Nyutabaru Air Base (新田原基地, Nyūtabaru Kitch) (ICAO: RJFN) is a military aerodrome of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force. It is located 10.5 NM (19.4 km; 12.1 mi) north of Miyazaki in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan.Tano Station (Miyazaki)
Tano Station (田野駅, Tano-eki) is a railway station in Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. It is operated by of JR Kyushu and is on the Nippō Main Line.Ōno River
The Ōno River (大野川, Ōno-gawa) is a river that originates in Ōita Prefecture, Japan. After running through the southern and central portions of Ōita Prefecture, it runs through the eastern part of Kumamoto Prefecture and the northern part of Miyazaki Prefecture.
The Hakusui Dam, constructed in 1938, stands on the river.Ōyodo River
The Ōyodo River (大淀川, Ōyodo-gawa) is a river which runs through Kagoshima Prefecture and Miyazaki Prefecture in Japan and ultimately drains into the Pacific Ocean.