Aomori Prefecture

Information contained on this page is as of April 1, 2011.


Aomori Prefecture Aomori Prefecture is the northernmost prefecture on the island of Honshū and faces Hokkaidō across the Tsugaru Strait. Ten cities are located in Aomori Prefecture: Aomori,(capital), Goshogawara, Hachinohe, Hirakawa, Hirosaki, Kuroishi, Misawa, Mutsu, Towada, and Tsugaru, as well as many towns and villages. Source
Population*: 1,373,164
GPS Coordinates: Longitude: 40.848099 Latitude 140.744476 (of the Capital city: Aomori
Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions: 15 March 2011: Transportation system into Aomori down due to lack of power supply. Source
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Port Information 15 March 2011: Hachinohe port still closed Source
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General Information: Updates
15 March 2011: Blackout at approximately 3400 households in Hachinohe city and Misawa city. No supply of gas with about 1300 households, which is 8% of total households in Hachinohe city. Cut in water supply at the total of 40 households at Towada city. No water at 470 households because the water of the small water-supply system becomes muddy, and stop water in reservoir temporarily at Hachinohe city. Medical supply reached Aomori port via ferry from Hokkaido. Source18 March 2011: Map showing numbers of dead, missing, injured, isolated, evacuated.
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