Hokkaido, Japan Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Revision as of 23:16, 14 April 2013 by Cottrells (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

Japan Gotoarrow.png Hokkaido Region Gotoarrow.png Hokkaido Prefecture


Jurisdictions

Japan.prefectures.png
Japan is divided into a number of areas called 'Prefectures' (abbreviated 'Pref.'). These are analogous to states or provinces in other countries. They were created after the Meiji Restoration (1868) by consolidating feudal domains.[1] Some include a city by the same name within their boundaries.

Cities, Towns, and Villages

Within each prefecture is a number of cities, towns and villages, The larger cities are very populous, while many towns and villages are quite small and often can border each other in a way that they are at times considered part of a larger city. Most though have some space between them.

Research Tools

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:



Things you can do

Featured Content

Did you know?

  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)
  • (Your Bullet)

(All text below this is included in a column on the left side of the screen.)

News and Events
  • Hot off the Press!
  • Current Events

more...

Topics
Other


References

  1. Wikipedia Contributors, "Meiji Restoration," Wikipedia, accessed 15 June 2011.