Hokuriku (jap.: 北陸地方, - chihō; German: North country (region)) a partial region of the Japanese region is Chubu. It covers the part of the region, the Japanese sea is turned to which.

The region covers the prefectures Toyama, Ishikawa and prefecture Fukui. The bordersare not clearly fixed, many rank also still Niigata among it. Otherwise Niigata and Nagano form the region Shin'etsu, which forms the large region Hokurikushin'etsu then with Hokuriku.


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