Kagoshima Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located on Kyushu Island. The capital is the city of Kagoshima.
Area is 3526 sq mi. The population is 1,639,900 .
Kagoshima Prefecture is located southernmost prefecture on the Satsuma Peninsula and Osumi Peninsulas. This prefecture also includes a chain of islands stretching further to the southwest of Kyushu for a few hundred kilometers. The most important group is the Amami Islands.
There are many volcanoes including Sakurajima, which towers opposite side of Kagoshima city.
Mount Shiro-yama , the height is 107m,is a mountain located in Kagoshima city. From there you can enjoy a beautiful view of the city and bay of Kinkou
For history, activities in nature, and a balmy climate, Kagoshima is the place to go. Having always been more open to foreign influences, you can still find plenty of proof of that in local culture and Kagoshima's historical buildings.
Tanegashima is an island in Japan located at the western end of the islands Ōsumi, and part of Kagoshima Prefecture. The headquarter of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is located here, and there are beautiful beaches and mangroves.
Sakurajima is an active volcano and former island (now attached to the main island) located in the south of Kyūshū, in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan.
Yakushima is a subtropical island off the southwestern coast of Kyushu and part of Kagoshima Prefecture. It is covered by an extensive cedar forest that contains some of Japan's oldest living trees called Yakusugi.