This polygon shapefile contains the first-level administrative divisions of Japan (adm1). Level 1 divisions include metropolitan areas, circuits, and prefectures. This layer is part of the Global Administrative Areas 2015 (v2.8) dataset. Hijmans, R. and University of California, Berkeley, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. (2015). First-level Administrative Divisions, Japan, 2015. UC Berkeley, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. Available at: http://purl.stanford.edu/np872wp5062 This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.
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