Prefectural capital:Mito City
Industry is thriving in Ibaraki Prefecture. There are many electrical and mechanical plants associated with the multinational conglomerate company “Hitachi” in Hitachi City where is the birthplace of the “Hitachi”. In addition, steel and petrochemical plants are concentrated in Kashima City where is hometown to the football team “Kashima Antlers”. Tsukuba Science City in Tsukuba City has been carried out advanced research to represent Japan.
*Prefectures of Japan