Hiroshima Bay

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Coordinates: 34°12′N 132°21′E / 34.200°N 132.350°E / 34.200; 132.350

Hiroshima Bay (広島湾, Hiroshima-wan) is a bay in the Inland Sea, Japan.[1] Administratively, the bay is divided between Hiroshima and Yamaguchi Prefectures. The bay's shore is a Ria. Its surface area is about 1,000 km², with a mean depth of 25 meters.

Miyajima Island, Hiroshima Bay


Major Rivers[edit]

Major Islands[edit]


Jaco Pastorius once threw his "Bass of Doom" (Fender Jazz Bass) into the Hiroshima Bay.


  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hiroshima Wan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 320, p. 320, at Google Books.