The prefecture or 県 ken is the primary geopolitical division used in Japan. A prefecture is governed by a 知事 chiji or "governor."
Pre"fec*ture [L. praefectura: cf. F. pr'efecture.]
The office, position, or jurisdiction of a prefect; also, his official residence.
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