Iwate Prefecture is famous for... Ou mountain range Outdoor activities Fishing and eafood Cliffy coastline Rural culture ...amongst other things!
Iwate Prefecture is located in the Tohoku region of north eastern Japan. Iwate Prefecture has the lowest population density of any prefecture in Japan outside of the northern island of Hokkaido.
The east coast facing the Pacific Ocean is famous for it's 'saw-toothed' coastline surrounded by cliffs.
There are 16 ski and snowboard resorts in Iwate Prefecture, with most of those on the west mountainous region of the prefecture near the border with Akita Prefecture.
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