#138: Chubu (category: region)
Chubu is the region in the central part of the Honshu island (refer to #062). This region consists of the following nine prefectures: Aichi (refer to #058), Shizuoka, Yamanashi, Nagano, Niigata, Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, and Gifu.
The Japanese Alps (comprising Hida Mountains, Kiso Mountains, and Akaishi Mountains) are in this Chubu region. Additionally, Mount Fuji (refer to #095), the highest mountain in this country, belongs to both Sizuoka and Yamanashi Prefectures.
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