Keihanshin industrial region

The Keihanshin industrial region ("keihanshin kōgyō chitai" 京阪神工業地帯) encompasses the Japanese cities of Kyōto, Ōsaka and Kōbe and their surrounding prefectures.

The term Keihanshin is composed of one character of each of the cities, but in their Sino-Japanese reading: "kei" of Kyōto [京] 都; "han" of Ōsaka 大 [阪] , "shin" of Kōbe [神] 戸.


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