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Nagano Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the inland Honshu. In the area of “country of Shinanonokuni(信濃国)” to the Meiji era, it is also referred to as “Shinshu(信州)”. An inland province that is not facing the sea, inhabitable land area ratio because there is a large mountainous area is small. Prefectural capital in Nagano City, developed as a temple town of Zenkoji, a municipality that was the venue of the 18th Winter Olympics.